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05/04/2022

VB Attorneys Settles Jones Act Case For Injured Worker

Brian Beckcom

Brian Beckcom

05/04/2022

Mr. Long was working and requested batteries for a headlamp - he was denied but went about his work. When Mr. Long went to perform some work after this denial, he fell off the vessel, injuring his head, shoulder, and arm.

Mr. Long initially hired another attorney to handle his case. A settlement was allegedly reached, but Mr. Long did not realize it meant the end of his cure and he believed he was still owed additional treatment. He hired VB Attorneys to scuttle the settlement and continue his case. 

After multiple hearings and an appeal, we were able to successfully scuttle the settlement and began work to build up his case again. 

It was our pleasure to help Mr. Long and get him the compensation he deserved.

All too often, we see big companies bully their workers into performing dangerous tasks just to save a buck. If you or a loved one has been injured working offshore, you need an experienced maritime lawyer on your side. If you want an entire team of people dedicated to winning your case, you need to call 877-724-7800 or click here to receive a free and confidential consultation.