As an experienced maritime injury attorney, Jacob Garbin uses the Jones Act to help injured blue water and brown water seaman and their families. He also provides representation for general maritime law and admiralty law for injuries in and around Louisiana. Even if your unsure about the process of working with a maritime injury lawyer, Jacob can answer any questions and help you make the best decisions for your future.
The Jones Act
The Jones Act (also known as the Merchant Marine Act of 1920) protects American seaman injured at sea or on a river. As a maritime lawyer, Jacob helps seaman who have been injured or become sick while performing their duties. Jacob will help you determine if the injury was caused by unseaworthiness, your employer’s negligence, or the negligence of other crew members, and help you seek compensation.
General Maritime and Admiralty Law
As a maritime injury attorney, Jacob wants to assist you if you’re injured boating or if you are covered by state workers’ compensation. Regardless if you’ve worked with an attorney before, Jacob’s high-level of communication and dedication to helping you will make you feel at ease.
Able Seamen (AB)
Ordinary Seamen (OS)
Jacob wants to help you. Call him now to talk about your unique legal situation.