If you have suffered an accident on an inland waterway including the Ohio River, Kanawha River and Lake Erie, you should consider consulting with an experienced maritime injury attorney. Feel free to contact Steven Schletker to schedule a free river injury accident case initial consultation. Work injuries occurring on the inland waterways including the Ohio River, Kanawha River and Lake Erie often result in a complicated matrix of issues. Do you have the right to select your own doctor? What is the correct maintenance rate for a deckhand who lives in Cincinnati, Louisville, Ashland, Huntington or Paducah? Are there cases or federal laws to protect an injured river worker? Steven Schletker is an experienced maritime lawyer who has handled river accident cases for more than thirty years.
Steven Schletker uses computerized research to analyze federal maritime related laws, regulations and river injury related federal and state cases. Available resources include LexisNexis that provide electronic access to long-standing precedent and recently decided cases. Using an experienced boating accident lawyer will help to protect your rights. Boat owners, river companies and their insurance carriers are well represented. Seasoned claims adjusters and attorneys are frequently brought in to immediately protect their interest. When a Jones Act seaman suffers a serious injury, the river company will frequently bring their attorney on site within hours of the accident.