Boat and Vessel Accidents
Passionate Representation for Boaters and Jones Act Seamen
The Mississippi River, Lake Pontchartrain, Lake Maurepas and the Mississippi River Delta are some of the most heavily trafficked waterways in the entire country. From barges and oil tankers to fishing boats and personal watercraft, activities on the water are constant. Unfortunately, all of this activity means that boat and vessel accidents happen frequently. If you or a loved one has suffered serious injuries or been killed in a boating accident, our experienced attorneys at Saunders & Chabert may be able to help you recover financial compensation.
Based in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, our attorneys are avid, experienced boaters who have an appreciation for both the pleasures and dangers of boating. We represent workers throughout the Gulf Coast in serious injury and wrongful death cases, and we also represent individuals involved in recreational boating accidents. Saunders & Chabert is passionate about helping our clients protect their rights when injured due to the negligence of others. We work to determine your best possible options and we keep you informed throughout the legal process.
Boating Injury Representation
If you have been injured in a commercial vessel accident or recreational boating accident, there are specific maritime and admiralty laws that may apply to you. These laws include:
- Jones Act
- General Maritime Law
- Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act (LHWCA)
- Other state negligence laws
Our attorneys are passionate about helping injured people and highly skilled in dealing with injuries on the water. You can rely on our firm’s ability to build a strong legal case for you while providing the personalized service that you deserve.
Contact a Louisiana Maritime Attorney
To schedule a free consultation with a Louisiana boat accident lawyer, call 225-771-8100 or fill out the contact form below. If you choose to hire us, you will owe no attorney’s fees unless we succeed on your behalf.