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Southwest Louisiana Admiralty Law Attorney

Litigation Services for Clients throughout South Louisiana

The Law Offices of Kenneth W Jacques provides efficient and effective litigation services for individuals injured on the job or hurt because of another party's negligence in South Louisiana.

For more than 40 years, attorney Kenneth Jacques has been a successful litigation attorney, handling a full range of claims and lawsuits in the areas of maritime law, workplace injuries and personal injury. As a former insurance defense lawyer, he understands how the other side prepares its defense, in order to reduce its liability. He will thoroughly investigate and prepare the evidence in your favor and move your lawsuit or claim through the complex process efficiently.

The firm offers a free consultation to evaluate your case and explain your options. Mr. Jacques handles all injury and wrongful death litigation matters on a contingency fee basis. You will pay no out-of-pocket expenses. The firm will cover the cost of all investigation, case preparation and negotiations and trial, if court trial becomes necessary. Fees will be recovered at the conclusion of the case, as a percentage of the money damages you recover in a settlement or jury verdict.

Mr. Jacques restricts his practice to the following areas of personal injury and wrongful death litigation:

Maritime law: Jones Act, Unseaworthiness, Third-Party Actions and Maintenance and Cure Claims

Common types of drilling rigs and vessels on which a worker may be classified as a Jones Act seaman enabling him to sue his employer and not be limited to state or federal compensation benefits:

  • Jack-up Barges
  • Work Boats
  • Crew Boats
  • Inland Drilling Barges
  • Semi-Submersibles
  • Drill Vessels
  • Seismic Vessels
  • Supply Boats
  • Cargo Ships
  • Tankers
  • Commercial Fishing Boats
  • Dredges
  • Freighters
  • Cruise Ships and Tour boats
  • Tugboats and Barges
  • Shuttle Boats
  • Riverboats

Louisiana workers' compensation initial claims

  • Medical treatment claims
  • Temporary disability claims
  • Permanent partial disability claims
  • Related Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) claims
  • Permanent total disability claims, lump-sum pay outs
  • Denied claims appeals

Personal injury and wrongful death

  • Motor vehicle accidents
  • Premises liability, slip-and-fall accidents
  • Parking lot and parking ramp accidents
  • Product liability accidents, injuries from defective and dangerous products
  • Industrial equipment accidents, power equipment injuries
  • Construction site accidents
  • Medical malpractice injuries
  • Public transportation accidents, including streetcar injuries
  • Tourism injuries

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Turn your maritime injury lawsuit or workers' compensation or personal injury insurance claim over to The Law Offices of Kenneth W Jacques. The firm will handle everything, so you can concentrate on recovering your health. Your attorney will work directly with you throughout your case and promises to respond quickly to your questions and concerns when you call. Throughout the process, you will be kept fully educated and informed about the legal process, and you remain in control of the final decisions regarding a settlement or taking your case to trial.

South Louisiana Diving Accident Lawyer • Maritime Injuries • Workers' Compensation

From wherever you are in South Louisiana, call 504-535-7569 or contact the firm by email to schedule a consultation with an experienced South Louisiana admiralty law attorney.

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The Law Offices of Kenneth W Jacques
P.O. Box 791897
New Orleans, LA 70179
Phone: 504-535-7569
Fax: 504-529-1782
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