ADMIRALTY & MARITIME
Attorneys at Anderson Burnside have extensive experience in the field of maritime law.We have represented offshore installation owners, operators and service providers, vessel owners, barge lines, shippers, and parties involved in cargo transportation. We have experience dealing with Jones Act, Longshore and General Maritime personal injury claims. Anderson Burnside attorneys also have experience dealing with various shipping contracts.
Our firm’s maritime practice has evolved from maritime defense of Jones Act claims, to issues relating to cargo and transshipments, vessel owners, maritime tort litigation, commercial litigation, salvage, permitting issues, vessel seizures, and marine insurance matters.
Our lawyers are active in several maritime organizations, including the Maritime Law Association of the United States, the Houston Mariners Club and the Southeastern Admiralty Law Institute.
TYPES OF MATTERS HANDLED BY THE FIRM
Jones Act personal injury/Maintenance and Cure
Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Claims
Cargo loss or damage claims
Claims arising out of vessel collisions and allisions
Coast Guard hearings and inquiries, as well as investigations by other government agencies
At Anderson Burnside, our clients receive the personal attention they have come to expect. Our focus on value based success saves time and money, while protecting our clients’ interests in high-stakes negotiations and litigation.