How to Help Your Husband After a New York Tug Boat Accident

4 Great Ways to Help Your Husband After a New York Tug Boat Accident

Paul Hofmann
Specializes in personal injury, with emphasis on maritime, railroad and construction worker tort claims

Your husband is an important part of the maritime community in New York City. His work on a tug boat in New York Harbor, on the East River, on the Hudson River or in the Atlantic Ocean is admirable. He played an important part in the maritime trade of our community, until he got hurt at work. Now, he may be unable to work, and, whether he realizes it or not, he may need help recovering from is tug boat accident injuries.

How You Can Help Him

Once the initial crisis is over and your husband receives the emergency medical care that he needs, then your family must work together to help him with the rest of his recovery. To that end, you may consider:

  • Helping your husband get to all of his appointments. Continued medical attention may be important to your husband’s physical recovery.
  • Making sure your family and house are taken care of. That way your husband won’t have to worry about you, the kids, or your home.
  • Encouraging your husband to protect his legal rights. He may benefit from talking to a local maritime lawyer.
  • Taking care of yourself. This may be a long haul. It is important that you have the support that you need so that you can take care of your husband.

Of course, there may be other things that are important to do based on your husband’s unique injuries and the needs of your family.

You Don’t Have to Do This Alone

Taking care of a husband who has been hurt in a New York tug boat accident is a big task. You don’t have to do it alone, however. You can surround yourself with family, friends, and professionals to help you.

For more information about protecting your husband’s rights and possible recovery, please watch our free videos available on this website, and please reach out to us via this website if you have any specific questions that we can answer.