Helping You Navigate Uncharted Waters

When you’ve suffered a serious injury at work, Montagna Maritime Law’s experienced maritime attorneys will fight hard to get the compensation you deserve so you can focus on what matters most — your health.

Leaders in East Coast Maritime Law

With over 50 years’ experience working maritime and personal injury cases, Montagna Maritime Law has successfully fought for the rights of thousands of injured workers along the East Coast of the United States.

Our point of difference is the personal attention, care, and dedication we bring to your case. Our experienced attorneys work directly with you, speaking plainly and guiding you through the legal process. We will explore every detail and possibility in order to argue your case, and will fight to get you the compensation you deserve for your pain and suffering, disability, loss of income, and loss of earning capacity in the past as well as into the future.

Fighting for your rights in Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia.

Maritime Law

Maritime law is the collection of laws and agreements that govern activities on the seas. Maritime law interprets how damages can be assessed and what constitutes negligence.

Admiralty Law

Admiralty law, also known as maritime law, governs contracts, torts, injuries, and offenses that take place on navigable waters of the United States.

The Jones Act

The Jones Act, also known as the Merchant Marine Act of 1920, provides a wide range of protections for maritime workers who are injured on the job.

General maritime law

General maritime law is a body of U.S. law that has developed over time by the courts rather than by statute. It’s is rooted in history, court precedent and judicial doctrine.

Jon Montagna – Attorney

Experience +
Compassion

Jon has been practicing law for over 20 years. In that time he has successfully fought and resolved hundreds of maritime and personal injury suits, including cases involving catastrophic injuries with complex medical concerns. His strength as an attorney is the time, personal attention, and compassion he has for his clients, who are often surprised he’ll travel for hours to personally meet them and learn about their case in order to achieve the best possible outcome.

Lance Jackson – Attorney

Integrity +
Understanding

With more than 30 years’ experience in personal injury claims, Jones Act and maritime litigation, Lance brings an experienced and detail-orientated approach to every case. He’ll personally visit the site of your accident, whether it’s a marine terminal, cargo ship, or tug boat, so he can understand how your accident occurred and why. He has successfully resolved cases for thousands of injured workers and knows what it takes to recover the damages you deserve.

Lance Jackson – Attorney

Integrity +
Understanding

With more than 30 years’ experience in personal injury claims, Jones Act and maritime litigation, Lance brings an experienced and detail-orientated approach to every case. He’ll personally visit the site of your accident, whether it’s a marine terminal, cargo ship, or tug boat, so he can understand how your accident occurred and why. He has successfully resolved cases for hundreds of injured workers and knows what it takes to recover the damages you deserve.

How We Can Help

The aftermath of any work-related accident is painful and stressful, but for maritime workers, the legal process for obtaining compensation is considerably more complex. If you’ve suffered an injury while at work, our experienced maritime attorneys will help you navigate your next steps and ensure you are compensated fully for your loss.

Maritime Accidents

Maritime work is physically demanding and often dangerous. Serious injuries are all too common and include brain and spinal cord injuries, burns, and loss of limbs.

Maritime Law

Maritime law is the collection of laws and agreements that govern activities on the seas. Maritime law interprets how damages can be assessed and what constitutes negligence.

Seaman Injuries

If you’ve suffered an injury while working offshore aboard any vessel in any navigable water, you may be eligible for compensation under maritime laws.

Longshoreman Rights

The Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act (LHWCA) provides medical benefits and compensation for injured longshore workers. 

Commercial Fishing Accidents

If you’ve been seriously injured while working aboard a commercial fishing boat, you may be entitled to claim compensation under the Jones Act.

The Jones Act

The Jones Act, also known as the Merchant Marine Act of 1920, provides a wide range of protections for maritime workers who are injured on the job.

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If you or a family member has been seriously injured as a result of a maritime injury, get in touch for a free consultation to discuss your case with our experienced attorneys at Montagna Maritime Law. Workers injured aboard any vessel, barge, dredge, tug, tanker, boat, or ship, as well as divers and underwater welders, may qualify for damages under maritime laws. It’s important you get an attorney involved early in the process to ensure important evidence is preserved and you get the compensation you deserve.