Houma

container boat near oil rig

Offshore accidents in Houma, Louisiana, pose significant risks to workers in industries such as oil and gas and maritime. When these accidents occur, having legal representation becomes not only important but often essential to safeguard one’s rights and secure fair compensation. At Gordon McKernan Injury Attorneys, we stand out as the go-to law firm with…

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New Orleans

offshore rig with helipad

From the soulful melodies drifting through the jazz-infused air of Bourbon Street to the lively commotion along Royal Street, New Orleans embodies a rich tapestry of cultural splendor. Yet amidst its lively allure, New Orleans has also witnessed the somber tales of offshore mishaps, where the murky waters of the mighty Mississippi have borne witness…

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Gonzales

Maritime Oil Rig

The maritime and offshore sectors are major linchpins of Louisiana industry. Our state is home to hundreds, if not thousands, of roustabouts, roughnecks, derrickmen, captains, motormen, boatswains, rig mechanics, drillers, and able seamen, and the good-paying work they do provides millions of dollars in state revenue every year. These hard-working men and women are crucial…

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Denham Springs

oil rig

Being a gulf state, Louisiana’s economy depends on the water: from the oil rigs in the Gulf of Mexico, to the thriving ports along the Mississippi, and the thousands of fishing, shipping, and other maritime businesses provide thousands of well-paying jobs to hard workers in our state. Of course, working on the water can be…

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Rough Seas Maritime Injury

Our client was involved in a maritime injury case that resulted from rough seas and a lower back injury, which resulted in a $125,000 settlement.

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Monroe

Maritime Oil Rig

In Louisiana, the import and export, shipping, as well as oil and gas industries have dominated the economy for more than a century. These maritime industries provide jobs for thousands of people in Monroe and the state overall, and truly have shaped the economic, social, political, and environmental landscape in our state for so many…

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Lake Charles

Maritime Oil Rig

Louisiana’s position on the Gulf of Mexico, and its control of rivers like the Mississippi and Calcasieu, means that a number of industries are high-performing here: shipping, oil and gas production, and other maritime industries. Many of the people of Lake Charles take part in these industries in their careers as seamen, derrickmen, divers, floorhands,…

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Hammond

Maritime Oil Rig

With its proximity to the Gulf Coast, Hammond is home to large-scale production facilities, chemical plants, and oil refineries. Thousands of Louisiana residents work in the maritime industry aboard tankers, crew boats, lay barges, spars, and offshore platforms. Unfortunately, every year many of these workers suffer serious or even fatal injuries in offshore accidents. Everyone…

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Alexandria

Maritime Oil Rig

Louisiana has a sizable maritime industry that has an impact not only on our home, the Pelican State, but also on the entire country. Our state is full of hundreds, if not thousands of: divers, seamen, crane operators, roughnecks, drillers, captains, motormen, derrickmen, crane operators, floormen, rig mechanics, roustabouts, tool pushers, boatswains, plus more! In…

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Shreveport

Maritime Oil Rig

The variety and extent of maritime workers in northern Louisiana is substantial: our state is home to hundreds if not thousands of seamen, roustabouts, roughnecks, derrickmen, drillers divers, captains, motormen, boatswains, crane operators, floormen, rig mechanics, tool pushers, and more. These men and women are crucial to the economy of Gulf Coast states like Louisiana,…

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Lafayette

Maritime Oil Rig

In Louisiana, we have a booming maritime industry. Seamen, deckhands, divers, roustabouts, roughnecks, derrickmen, drillers, boat captains, motormen, boatswains, crane operators, floormen, rig mechanics, tool pushers, fishermen, and others who work on or near the water play a vital role in the Gulf states. Whether you work on a river, lake or even offshore, your…

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Baton Rouge

Maritime Oil Rig

Louisiana’s economy is intimately connected to the water. The oil rigs in the Gulf of Mexico, the major ports dotting the Mississippi, and the fishing industry all employ thousands of Louisianans in well-paying, skilled labor. Of course, working on the water is notoriously unpredictable. Offshore rigs, fishing boats, and ports are dangerous workplaces prone to…

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