Death on the High Seas Act

Seaman Injury and Wrongful Death Attorneys in Texas

If you have had a loved one die in an offshore accident, the emotional and psychological devastation involved cannot be overstated. Additionally, the financial burden of medical costs, lost wages and other expenses can be imposing. If the accident was the result of negligence or unseaworthiness, you may be able to file a claim under the Death on the High Seas Act to recover the compensation you deserve after the loss of someone you love.

At the Houston law firm of Abraham, Watkins, Nichols, Sorrels, Agosto & Aziz, our lawyers have more than 65 years of experience handling personal injury and wrongful death claims in Texas, including those involving deaths in the Gulf of Mexico. We understand how tragic these situations are for our clients and we provide a high level of compassionate legal service in every case. Contact us online or call 713-587-9668 (toll free 800-580-9121) for a free consultation.

Houston and Gulf of Mexico Representation

Damages available under the Death on the High Seas Act (DOHSA) include predeath medical bills, burial and funeral costs, loss of care, loss of household services and loss of financial support. These cases, however, are very complex and can involve many tough legal issues. Proving fault can be difficult, and it is important to have a knowledgeable attorney fighting on your side.

Contact us to learn more about your rights and what benefits your family may be eligible to receive after such a tragedy on the high seas.

Texas Wrongful Death and DOHSA Claims

At Abraham, Watkins, Nichols, Sorrels, Agosto & Aziz, we will provide the respect, care and dedicated service you deserve after the loss of a loved one. Let us help you file a Death on the High Seas Act claim and understand what rights you have toward compensation. For a free consultation, send us an e-mail or call our Houston office at 713-587-9668 (toll free 800-580-9121).