September 2015

REPORT POTENTIAL INJURIES IMMEDIATELY

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From time to time we have addressed the topic of reporting your shipboard injuries immediately. We hate to beat a dead horse, but if we brought up accident reporting every month, it still would not be enough! Reporting your injury immediately means right then, as soon as it happens. 24 hours later is often too late! We understand it is human nature to keep working and hope that the pain "will just go away" but that mindset will hit you in the wallet down the road!

QUESTION FROM THE BRIDGE

Is there an email address I can send my general legal maritime questions to have them answered in the Question From the Bridge?
Bill A. Daytona. FL

Answer:
Yes! Please send general questions to: [email protected] and look for answers in upcoming editions of the Safe Harbor newsletter. If you have case specific questions, or a potential new case, please contact our office directly instead.

About Our Law Firm

For more than four decades, merchant mariners, longshoremen, fishermen and harbor workers plying their trades at sea, on the docks, on our U.S. coastal waters and inland waterways have turned to the maritime law firm of Lyle C. Cavin, Jr. & Associates in Oakland. Today, we are proud to be recognized as one of the preeminent maritime law firms serving injured marine workers nationwide, as well as one of the most successful personal injury litigation firms serving victims of negligence in the San Francisco Bay Area and throughout the West Coast.

Team Approach to Every Personal Injury and Jones Act Claim

When you retain Lyle C. Cavin, Jr. & Associates for a Jones Act injury claim; or personal injury claim, you don't get just one attorney, you get our entire team of dedicated professionals. Our attorneys offer more than 150 combined years of courtroom and negotiated claims settlement experience. We will represent your interests with unwavering dedication, speed and expertise.