A Jones Act Lawyer Can Protect Your Rights

If you are a maritime worker and you have been injured on the job, attorney Michael E. Shelton can provide legal representation, and help pursue a claim against your employer. As a maritime worker, you are protected under The Jones Act, also known as the Merchant Marine Act of 1920. For more than 40 years, The Shelton Law Firm has been representing clients and their families throughout Houston, TX, and the surrounding areas, seeking compensation for their injuries and hardships. If your employer has improperly maintained a safe work environment, has acted in a negligent manner, or has simply failed in their responsibility to protect you from injury, a Jones Act lawyer from our firm can review your case and seek justice for you and your family. 

Compensation for Injured Offshore Workers

Jones Act claims may be recommended to certain types of injured workers. The Jones Act is a federal law intended to cover injuries that occur at sea and other places seamen work. Attorney Michael E. Shelton has represented hundreds of seamen.
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Even with the usual rigors and dangers of their work, seamen are entitled to a safe work environment.

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