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Alaska Fishing Accidents

Alaska Fishing Accident Lawyers

Our lawyers have extensive experience representing crewmen injured in Alaska fishing accidents. We have recovered millions of dollars in compensation for our clients under the Jones Act and Federal Maritime Law. If you have been injured while working aboard a crab boat, fish processing vessel, catcher processor, trawler, or long liner, you should contact an experienced maritime lawyer as soon as possible after your accident to protect your rights.

Under the Jones Act, a seaman who is injured through negligence of the ship or a fellow crewman may recover compensation for his injuries. This compensation includes damages for lost wages, medical expenses, pain and suffering, economic losses, and retraining costs. 

The lawyers at Stacey & Jacobsen, PLLC are licensed to practice law in Alaska. In catastrophic injury and death cases, one of their lawyers is usually able to meet with you within 24 hours.

Hire Maritime Lawyers Experienced in Alaska Fishing Accidents

The Lawyers at Stacey & Jacobsen, PLLC are proud of their experience representing Alaska Fishermen. The firm has litigated some of the highest profile fishing cases in Alaska, including cases involving sinkings of the following vessels:


The attorneys at Stacey & Jacobsen, PLLC understand how accidents happen at sea and how those accidents could have been prevented. They understand fishermen, because they have worked at sea. They understand how injuries can impact a fisherman’s career.

Proven Results in Alaska Fishing Accident Claims

The lawyers at Stacey & Jacobsen, PLLC have represented thousands of injured Alaska commercial fishermen. They understand what it takes to get you the fair compensation you deserve for your injuries. Don’t guess about your rights, contact a lawyer at Stacey & Jacobsen, PLLC for a free initial consultation.

Our Successes
$16,000,000 - Jury Verdict for Ferry Worker Injury Gangway Collapse
$11,401,000 - Jury Verdict for Deck Mechanic Injury Injured Jones Act Deck Mechanic
$4,200,000 - Wrongful Death Judgment for longshoreman killed by unsafe cargo container stow.
$4,000,000 - Jones Act Maritime Wrongful Death
$4,000,000 - Burn Injuries Fire and explosion in engine room of fishing vessel.
$3,500,000 - Brain Injury Tug boat deckhand injured by defect in barge’s crane.
$3,500,000 - Cognitive Injury Seaman's cognitive injury settlement