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Maritime Accidents

Newport News Maritime Accident Attorneys


If you are a maritime worker who has been injured in the course of your employment, or if you have a family member who was lost in a maritime accident, it is important to understand your rights and how to pursue applicable benefits or compensation. Such an accident can lead to extensive medical bills and missed work, or an inability to return to work at all. Recovering fair and full benefits can help you and your family face a more stable future.

Huffman & Huffman Brothers-in-Law, PLLC takes pride in helping injured seamen, longshoremen, and all types of maritime workers across Virginia. We have been helping local workers and their families for 45 years and have an intimate understanding of all applicable state and federal laws and benefit programs that apply to these incidents.

We represent:

  • Seamen
  • Cargo loaders
  • Longshoremen
  • Shipbuilders
  • Harbor workers
  • Ship repairmen
  • Female harbor, ship, and other maritime workers
Find out more about your claim and how a Newport News maritime accident attorney can help by calling (757) 330-3425 or contacting us online.

Types of Maritime Accidents & Injuries

A maritime accident or injury can prevent you from working and can lead to overwhelming medical bills, as well as the need for ongoing medical care. You may experience lasting emotional trauma from the incident or resulting injuries, and it can be challenging to try to move on. Our maritime injury lawyers are here to support and help you through this difficult time. You may be entitled to significant compensation, but you must properly present your claim and take the right steps to protect your right to full benefits.

We can offer the guidance you need in relation to:

  • Jones Act claims
  • Harbor accidents
  • Fatal maritime accidents
  • Maritime accidents in international waters
  • Onshore accidents and injuries
  • Cargo loading accidents

Negligence, unsafe working conditions, and defective equipment or machinery can all contribute to maritime accidents. No matter the circumstances surrounding your injuries or loss, Huffman & Huffman can offer you experienced counsel. We have offices in Newport News, Norfolk, and Virginia Beach and represent individuals and families across the commonwealth.

Schedule a free consultation with one of our maritime injury attorneys by calling (757) 330-3425.
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