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Louisiana Maritime Personal Injury Litigation Defense Lawyer

Maritime Injury Claims Defense for Clients Throughout Southern Louisiana

Caffery, Oubre, Campbell & Garrison, L.L.P., represents companies and insurance providers doing business in southern Louisiana that are facing maritime injury claims by workers filing claims under the Jones Act and admiralty law.

More Than a Half-Century of Maritime Injury Claims Defense

Our firm was founded in New Iberia and for 55 years, we have remained true to our roots of litigation defense for companies fighting to protect their rights when facing an inflated or fraudulent injury or wrongful death lawsuit. We generally work as co-counsel to our clients' in-house legal counsel, or can work as lead defense counsel in our local area in the 15th and 16th Judicial District Courts (Lafayette, Vermilion, Acadia, Iberia, St. Mary and St. Martin parishes) and in federal courts of the Western District of Louisiana in Lafayette and Lake Charles.

Contact us to discuss your maritime injury or insurance litigation defense needs for any type of admiralty law claim, including:

  • Longshoreman or dock worker injury claims
  • Harbor worker injury claim
  • Oil rig worker injury litigation defense
  • Oil rig helicopter or ferry transport injury claims
  • Fishing fleet worker injury claims defense
  • Ferry worker or passenger boat worker injury claims
  • Cruise or pleasure boat worker injury claims

Workers' Compensation and Maritime Injury Claims Defense

A large number of workers in the oil, gas and fishing industries in Louisiana are covered under the federal Jones Act admiralty law. Some workers injured while working on or near the water may be covered under Louisiana's workers' compensation laws. We have experience representing companies and workers' comp insurance providers in claims disputes involving federal workplace injury claims or state workers' compensation claims.

You Remain in Control of Your Decisions

One of the most important benefits we offer our corporate clients is our readiness and capacity to communicate effectively. We empower you to remain in control of the final resolution of your case. We are tough and effective trial lawyers and are trained and skilled negotiators and mediation professionals, as well. We keep you constantly updated about legal decisions by the judge or opposing side. We pursue the strategy you wish to pursue while making sure you always know how your decisions will affect the outcome.

Lafayette Oil Rig Worker Injury Defense Attorney

From offices in Lafayette and New Iberia, our lawyers represent clients in state and federal courts throughout Lafayette Parish, Vermilion Parish, Acadia Parish, Iberia Parish, St. Mary Parish and St. Martin Parish in southern Louisiana. Contact us to arrange an initial consultation with an experienced Louisiana maritime personal injury litigation defense attorney at Caffery, Oubre, Campbell & Garrison today.

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Lafayette Office
100 East Vermillion Street
Suite 201 
Lafayette, LA, 70501
Phone: 337-446-2442
Fax: 337-269-1753
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New Iberia Office
800 South Lewis Street
Suite 205
New Iberia, LA 70563,
P.O. Drawer 12410, New Iberia, LA, 70562-2410
Phone: 337-352-2310
Fax: 337-364-9822
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