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Jones Act Injury Lawyer | Maritime Attorney

Jones Act Attorney

Alex R. Hernandez Jr. PLLC has the experience and legal expertise to represent you in cases involving the Jones Act.

This federal statute was enacted by the Congress to ensure that the rights of seamen are protected. Under the Jones Act, the Merchant Seaman Protection and Relief Act, employers are required to pay weekly wages and living expenses for the duration of your injury that you have sustained during the course of work. You are to receive free medical care till such time that you can rejoin work or till you have reached the extent of medical improvement possible.

If you feel that you were asked to undertake a hazardous assignment without appropriate safety measures, then you can sue your employer for compensation. The spouse and dependents of a seaman who loses his life on job are to receive monthly benefits or a settlement for loss of income. We know how to build a strong case for our seamen clients. There are different aspects that we consider to strengthen our case. These include insufficient training, inadequate equipment, unqualified workers, poor maintenance practices, and not implementing safety regulations.

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Main Office, Corpus Christi:


921 N. Chaparral Suite 100
Corpus Christi, Texas 78401

Phone: 361-454-1000

San Antonio Office:


700 N. St. Mary's Suite 1400
San Antonio, Texas 78205

Phone: 210-904-1000

Austin Office:


3800 N. Lamar Suite 200
Austin, Texas 78756

Phone: 512-543-1000

Edinburg Office:


204 E Cano
Edinburg, Texas 78539

Phone: 956-242-7000

Houston Office:


1700 Post Oak Boulevard 2 Blvd Place
Houston, Texas 77056

Phone: 713-660-7018

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1100 Matamoros Suite 200
Laredo, Texas 78040-7804

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2911 Turtle Creek Suite 300
Dallas, Texas 75219

Phone: 972-363-6616

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101 W. Goodwin Suite 750
Victoria, Texas 77901

Phone 361-575-3101

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402 W. Main St.
Port Lavaca, Texas 77979

Phone 361-552-3100

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Brownsville 78521

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