When choosing your Jones Act lawyers make sure that they are well versed in maritime law. A past track record of success in Jones Act cases can be a valuable indicator that your chosen attorney is the right choice. At The Dwyer Law Firm we accept Jones Act cases on a contingency basis. We only collect fees if you win your case. Any good Jones Act attorney should work this way.
The Jones Act attorney that you choose will be your advocate through the entire claims process, up to and including trial. We prepare every Jones Act claim as though we expect it to mature to litigation regardless of the propensity of employers to settle pre-trial. In Texas, Jones Act cases are given preferential trial settings. Because of this practice, which allows us to expedite your Jones Act case, the responsible parties are inclined to offer an acceptable settlement agreement more quickly than in other Gulf Coast states.
Understand the Jones Act
Take time to educate yourself so that you will better understand your options. The experienced attorneys of The Dwyer Law Firm will take time to answer all of the questions you will have concerning the Jones Act, maritime law in general and your claim specifically. We will make sure that you fully understand how these powerful laws apply to you and the potential success of your claim. The Jones Act and maritime law may seem complex and unnavigable initially but rest assured that we will guide you through the process while explaining every phase in great detail. Contact The Dwyer Law Firm today.