If you’re like most people we work with, you’re more familiar with uncharted waters than hiring a lawyer to work for you. So, we put together a few tips that will help you in the process. Interview the prospective lawyer –pay attention to personality, communication, and willingness to work with you. Understand precisely how you […]
As a seaman, you have certain rights: Your employer must provide you maintenance (payment for daily living) and cure (payment for medical bills.) Your employer must provide transportation to and from Doctor’s appointments if you cannot get there on your own or, provide reimbursement for travel expenses. Your employer must allow you to see any […]
As an injured party, you have certain rights and responsibilities: You have the right not to give a statement to the other party’s insurance carrier. Most land-based personal injuries require you bring a claim within three years. You may hire any qualified lawyer at no initial cost.