Maritime Admiralty Law: Advocacy, Creativity and Efficiency

Admiralty Defense

At Wagar Richard Kutcher Tygier & Luminais, LLP, our experienced maritime and admiralty law attorneys represent business and industry clients operating in Louisiana and the Gulf of Mexico who need efficient and cost-effective defense representation in a broad range of admiralty law matters, including:

  • Personal injury claims defense and casualty litigation
  • Jones Act and all maritime claims made by seamen and other maritime workers injured on offshore service vessels, drilling rigs, platforms, tugs, barges or any other vessels
  • Accident and injury claims brought by oil and gas pipeline construction and maintenance divers
  • Wrongful death lawsuits
  • Claims arising out of vessel collision, allision or capsize accidents
  • Longshoremen and harbor workers' compensation claims and seamen's claims for maintenance and cure
  • Coast Guard hearings, inquiries and investigations by other governmental agencies
  • Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act (OCSLA) litigation
  • Cargo loss or damage claims
  • Well damage claims

Many of our clients seeking experienced representation in matters of maritime and admiralty law are involved in oil and gas drilling and production. From exploration companies to oil refineries, our lawyers possess the necessary understanding of the legal issues affecting petrochemical industry businesses and insurers.

A Focus on Efficiency and Timely Results Produces Real Cost Savings

Cruise ship dockedAt Wagar Richard Kutcher Tygier & Luminais, LLP, you will receive the personal attention of one of our partners with a proven record of successfully resolving these cases at trial. Our experience and ability allow us to save time and money while protecting our clients' interests in high-priority litigation.

Our firm often coordinates the investigation and defense with adjusting firms, claims investigation firms or private investigators as part of a comprehensive strategy to produce optimum results while limiting unnecessary expense.

To discuss a maritime or admiralty law matter, or the defense of your interests in any litigation, trial or appeal, please contact our offices.

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