Longshoremen Injuries

Nearly every day, longshoremen are at the harbors in and around New Orleans. Loading and unloading commercial cargo is hard work, and serious injuries are all too common.

If you are a longshoreman laid up by a serious on-the-job injury, the law firm of Gennusa, Piacun, & Ruli is here to help. Our attorneys have earned a reputation as tough litigators who get results for our maritime clients. We will do everything possible to get you maximum compensation under the Jones Act.

Legal Help For Injured Dock Workers

Contact us for aggressive, efficient legal representation related to any longshoremen injury, including:

  • Crushing injuries
  • Falls on slippery docks
  • Broken bones
  • Musculoskeletal injuries from years of heavy lifting
  • Fatal injuries

Maritime businesses have a responsibility to take reasonable steps to keep their workforce safe. This includes providing all necessary equipment and keeping it in good working order, giving all employees proper training, and not pressuring workers to exceed safety standards. Using the Jones Act, your lawyer will hold your negligent employer accountable for your injuries. With our help, you will receive fair financial damages for your medical bills, lost wages and other expenses.

Fight For Your Family. Free Initial Consultations

Take steps today to assert your rights as a longshoreman. We offer free initial consultations for anyone with a potential Jones Act claim. Schedule your appointment by calling 504-662-9590 or using our online intake form.

Our firm is located in Metairie, Louisiana. We speak Spanish and English.