For over twenty years the Falcon Law Firm has represented clients injured or killed in accidents while working on boats or offshore platforms. Maritime law, also known as admiralty law, is a body of law that governs aspects related to marine commerce, marine navigation, marine salvaging, shipping, sailors, and the transportation of passengers and goods by sea.
A personal injury can happen in a split second, but the effects may linger for years. Medical bills can pile up while the injury prevents you from working. Many questions must be answered after a personal injury. May I receive compensation for my injuries? Who is liable? Do I have a claim?
Exposure to toxic chemicals may increase your risk of contracting a disease or illness, and these injuries can slowly progress before becoming obvious. Toxic exposures occur when people come into contact with a hazardous toxin or dangerous chemical. Such toxic exposures can happen in a variety of ways, from inhalation to skin contact.