Longshore & Maritime

A mechanic in Florida is called to Savannah to repair a tug’s engine, and is injured in the process. A crane malfunctions and drops a container onto a chassis, jarring its driver. A truck driver driving in a convoy in Afghanistan is injured by a roadside explosive. A bridge builder is injured while operating a crane on a barge.

Each scenario presents a unique set of facts and issues. The attorneys of Boyd & Jenerette, P.A. are well-qualified to address these situations, whether common or uncommon. Given their years of experience and expertise in the field, in addition to the global reach of their practice, the firm’s maritime attorneys are well-positioned and experienced to handle any of the issues that arise in such claims.

Maritime claims can present a wide range of issues including jurisdiction, coverage, compensability, liability and disability issues. Our maritime attorneys can address those issues head-on, providing you with the insight and advice needed to manage the claims and make informed decisions. From accident scene investigation to trial, and all matters in between, the maritime attorneys of Boyd & Jenerette, P.A. are your partners in navigating through the claims process.

Since its founding, the Firm has handled thousands of claims arising under the Longshore Act and its extensions, the Jones Act, the Defense Base Act, 905(b) claims, and general maritime tort claims. Let us put our expertise to work for you.

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Many cases overlap several areas of law. As a full service law firm, we are able to recognize how one legal discipline impacts another. We work as a team on complex issues that require knowledge of a variety of state and federal laws. This multi-disciplinary approach allows clients to receive the large-firm advantage of access to multiple attorneys in a wide scope of practice areas as well as the hands-on customer service offered by a boutique law firm. In addition to civil litigation, employment law, workers’ compensation defense, commercial law, construction law and appeals, our firm also handles complex immigration and professional liability claims.

Our bilingual staff is available to assist with immigration matters, including consular and removal defenses.