According to their website, Ensco PLC “has been operating safely” for more than 25 years and is an “industry leader in customer satisfaction”. As the second largest offshore driller, Ensco operates out of six different continents and is headquartered in London.
Ensco PLC is an offshore drilling company in the petroleum industry. Their fleet consists of ten drill ships, thirteen semisubmersibles, six moored semisubmersibles and forty-six premium jack up rigs.
According to its website, the company has invested approximately $2 Billion in their fleet of jack up rigs since 2005.
What to do if you have been hurt
If you were injured while working aboard one of Ensco PLC’s vessels, it is likely that you have legal rights under the Jones Act. This federal law is designed to protect workers like you against lost wages, medical treatment expenses and other benefits, so long as the legal requirements have been met satisfactorily.
The first step is to contact an attorney with a proven track record and experience in successfully handling Jones Act cases. These cases can be very difficult, so it is important that you make sure the firm you choose has extensive knowledge about the Jones Act and how to handle cases against large corporations like Ensco PLC.
Timing is crucial. It is important that you start the process right away because every single day that you wait, Ensco PLC and their team of lawyers are working to gain the upper hand in any future legal proceedings.
At VB Attorneys, we have handled many Jones Act lawsuits against Ensco, with a history of success. As just one example, our attorney Vuk was recognized for achieving a "Top Texas Settlement" against Ensco in 2012. For a detailed listing of our cases against Ensco, please contact us and we will provide it. The Jones Act is a complicated maritime law, and you need a law firm with experience that has handled many of these kinds of cases.
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