Types of Diving Injuries

Types of Diving Injuries

Personal Injury Litigation For Injured Commercial Divers On The Gulf Coast

Domengeaux Wright Roy & Edwards, L.L.C., is recognized as one of the pre-eminent personal injury law firms litigating on behalf of divers in commercial diving accidents.

From offices in Lafayette, Louisiana, our maritime injury lawyers represent divers injured in SCUBA diving accidents anywhere in the Gulf of Mexico. Call us toll free at 800-375-6186 or contact us by email to arrange a free consultation with one of our experienced diving accident attorneys.

We represent divers injured in any type of accident caused by faulty SCUBA equipment or failure to properly supervise the dive, including injuries such as:

Decompression sickness (DCS), bends, Caisson’s disease
• Arterial gas embolism (AGE)
Brain damage caused by insufficient oxygen
• Lacerations, abrasions, scarring and disfigurement
Diving burn injuries
• Fractures and crush injuries

How Are Commercial Diving Accident Claims Different?

Many types of commercial diving injuries fall under federal Jones Act maritime law. Winning a personal injury lawsuit requires an in-depth understanding of federal court procedures and case law, as well as specific state regulations that may apply. We have extensive experience representing injured divers based out of New Orleans, Baton Rouge and communities throughout Louisiana and the Gulf Coast states.

Lafayette Commercial And Recreational Diving Accident Attorneys • Contingency Fees

We offer a free case evaluation and handle most diving accident injury and wrongful death claims on a contingency fee basis. You will not pay attorneys’ fees if we cannot help you recover compensation in a settlement or jury verdict. Call us toll free at 800-375-6186 or contact us by email to arrange a consultation with one of our attorneys.