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Oil Rig Continental Shelf Injury Lawyers

We specialize in protecting the rights of offshore workers injured while working on the outer continental shelf. We are dedicated to ensuring that you receive the compensation and support you deserve under complex maritime and offshore laws.

Understanding Continental Shelf Injuries

Working on the outer continental shelf presents unique risks and challenges. Injuries can occur due to equipment failure, hazardous conditions, or accidents. The Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act (OCSLA) and other maritime laws provide specific protections and rights for workers injured in these environments. Our attorneys have in-depth knowledge of these laws and are committed to helping you understand your rights and options.

  • Equipment Failure: Oil rigs are equipped with heavy machinery and complex systems that can malfunction, leading to severe injuries. We help you hold the responsible parties accountable.
  • Hazardous Conditions: Working in offshore environments often involves exposure to extreme weather, slippery surfaces, and dangerous substances. We ensure you get the medical care and compensation you need.
  • Accidents: From slips and falls to explosions, accidents on oil rigs can be life-threatening. Our legal team is experienced in handling these complex cases.

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Legal Protections Under the OCSLA

The Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act (OCSLA) extends federal law protections to workers on the outer continental shelf. This includes compensation for injuries and fatalities, often incorporating provisions from the Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act (LHWCA). Our attorneys are experts in OCSLA cases, ensuring that you receive the full benefits and protections afforded by the law.

  • Workers’ Compensation: Under the OCSLA, injured workers are entitled to medical care, rehabilitation, and compensation for lost wages. We guide you through the claims process to ensure you receive all entitled benefits.
  • Employer Liability: Employers are responsible for maintaining safe working conditions. We hold negligent employers accountable and seek compensation for your suffering.
  • Navigating Complex Claims: OCSLA claims can be intricate and challenging. Our team has the expertise to navigate these complexities, providing you with clear and effective legal representation.

Why Choose Us?

Choosing the right legal representation is crucial for securing the compensation you deserve. At Templer & Hirsch, we offer personalized, dedicated, and expert legal services for offshore injury cases. Here’s why you should trust us with your case:

  • Proven Track Record: Our firm has successfully handled numerous continental shelf injury cases, securing significant settlements and verdicts for our clients.
  • Comprehensive Legal Support: From initial consultation to final settlement, we provide thorough legal support, keeping you informed and involved throughout the process.
  • Client-Focused Approach: We prioritize your needs and well-being, offering compassionate and personalized legal services to ensure the best possible outcome for your case

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RECENT CASE RESULTS

Amount Recovered: $1,250,000.00

Bicyclist struck by car; death

Elderly/retired pedestrian was struck from behind while riding his bike. The pedestrian was injured and came to Templer & Hirsch so we can fight for them in their case. The end result was a huge sum of cash for our client of over a million dollars.

Amount Recovered: $115,000.00

Rear End Auto Crash

Client was rear-ended while stopped in rush hour traffic, injuring his neck and knee. Our client didn’t need surgery and we were still able to get them over one hundred thousand dollars!

Amount Recovered: $750,000.00

Longshore

Dock worker injured at a port in Miami. We were able to settle the longshoreman’s case for around $750,000 which was way more than the longshoreman expected.

Amount Recovered: $6,000,000.000

Pedestrian struck; broken leg with surgery

School teacher attempting to board a City trolley was knocked to the ground, where her leg was run over. She underwent several surgeries in attempts to reduce and repair the fractures.

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