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Personal Injury Defense

Betancourt, Van Hemmen, Greco & Kenyon LLC concentrates in maritime and construction personal injury defense. Our partners have in depth experience with all facets of these highly specialized fields of law. We represent shipowners and operators, protection & indemnity clubs, marine insurers, marine terminal operators, waterfront labor providers and yacht owners in the defense of Jones Act personal injury claims, longshoremen’s 905(b) actions, New York State Labor Law claims and personal injury and death claims arising under the general maritime law. We represent a major marine construction company in the World Trade Center mass tort litigation.

We have significant jury trial experience in both New York and New Jersey State and federal courts. Our partners have also tried cases before the New York court of claims. We have substantive industry experience that gives us a strategic advantage in representing our clients including service aboard oil tankers, container ships, bulk carriers, ocean going and harbor tug boats, oil rigs and off shore racing yachts.

We promise to provide an aggressive, informed and effective defense of your maritime and construction personal injury claims.