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Q:
What types of shrimping accidents can lead to Houston, TX lawsuits?

A:

All types.

As anyone who has made a living the hard way on a shrimp boat on the waters near Houston, TX knows, the job can be fraught with danger. Although shrimping is Texas’s most important commercial fishing industry, accidents on shrimp boats can be a mere second (or a big wave) away from happening.

There are many possible sources of Houston, TX shrimp boat accidents that can happen on the open water. These include accidents from rocking or capsizing ships, lightening strikes or other forms of bad weather, getting caught or stuck in netting or lines, and slipping or falling on slippery decks.

All of these types of accidents can lead to serious injuries. Some of the common maladies sustained in shrimping accidents in the waters near Houston, TX include serious cuts and broken bones, sprains, dislocations, and back and neck injuries. In serious cases, head injuries or submersion in water can lead to death.

In some of these Houston, TX shrimping accidents—especially where bad weather is involved—the cause is partially natural. But that is not always the whole story. Oftentimes, someone else’s negligence causes or contributes to your accidents and injuries.

In these cases, you and your family may be eligible to earn financial compensation from the party that is liable. These damages may cover your medical bills and more. The only way to find out what your case may be worth is to talk to an experienced lawyer who can advise you on your legal rights.

To talk to an experienced Houston, TX maritime attorney today about your shrimp boat accident, call our toll free number at (800) 232-3711. You can schedule a free consultation at a time that is convenient for you.

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