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Fishing Accidents

Stacey & Jacobsen, PLLC is Alaska's leading maritime personal injury firm. Our firm has successfully handled thousands of maritime injury claims. Working as a commercial fisherman in Alaska is the most dangerous job in the world. Crewmen, deckhands, and processors who are injured while working aboard fishing boats in Alaska are entitled to compensation under the Jones Act and the general maritime law. Seamen and fishermen injured through the negligence of their employer can recover damages for past and future lost wages, medical expenses, disability, and pain and suffering.

If you have been injured aboard a fishing vessel, ship, or tug working in Alaska, contact an attorney at Stacey & Jacobsen, PLLC. We can help you get medical treatment and compensation for your injuries. Your initial consultation is free of charge and you will pay no attorney fees unless we win your case. Call our Alaska maritime lawyers at 866-974-9633 and get started today.

We Focus On Maritime Issues

Stacey & Jacobsen, PLLC is one of the most experienced maritime injury law firms in the nation. Our maritime lawyers have recovered millions of dollars in compensation for our clients. Our practice is focused exclusively on representing maritime injury victims. Commercial fishermen come to Alaska from all corners of the United States and the world. The attorneys of Stacey & Jacobsen, PLLC represent clients throughout the United States from our offices located in Anchorage and Seattle. Our clients include fishermen and crewmen aboard all types of vessels in Alaska including:

  • Cargo Ships
  • Crab Boats
  • Draggers
  • Factory Trawlers
  • Fish Processors
  • Freighters
  • Gillnetters
  • Long Liners
  • Oil Response Vessels
  • Salmon Seiners
  • Salmon Trollers
  • Tenders
  • Trawlers
  • Tugs and Barges

Our Alaska Jones Act lawyers have handled more that 50 maritime wrongful death claims, including the sinkings of the following commercial fishing boats:

  • Aleutian Enterprise
  • Aleutian Enterprise
  • Arctic Rose
  • Galaxy
  • Lin J
  • Pacific Apollo
  • Pace Setter
  • Oceanic
  • Ocean Challenger
  • Nesika
  • Freya
  • Vestfjord
  • Nowitna

Superior Results

The Alaska maritime attorneys of Stacey & Jacobsen, PLLC have repeatedly used their skill and experience to obtain million dollar verdicts and settlements for seamen injured in Alaska. Representative cases include:

  • Maritime Wrongful Death $2.9 million
  • Fish Processor Hand Injury $2.5 million
  • Crab Boat Deck Hand Injury $1.9 million
  • Fish Processor Arm Injury $2.5 million
  • Fish Processor Back Injury $1.4 million
  • Crab Boat Deckhand Foot Injury $1.1 million
  • Tug Boat Deckhand Brain Injury $3.5 million
  • Oil Response Worker Neck Injury $1.2 million
  • Ship's Pilot Brain Injury 2.3 million

The Jones Act lawyers of Stacey & Jacobsen, PLLC have 30 cases in which they have recovered a million dollars or more for injured seamen. Our attorneys have won hundreds of six figure injury cases. The same skills and experienced utilized to recover damages in million dollar cases may be put to use in your case, to get you the fair compensation you deserve for your injuries.

Not Afraid To Take On Large Corporations

We have handled cases against all the major fishing companies in Alaska and Washington, including:

  • American Seafoods
  • Trident Seafoods
  • Icicle Seafoods
  • Aleutian Spray Fisheries
  • Golden Alaska Seafoods
  • All Alaskan
  • Ocean Peace
  • Snopac
  • Highland Light
  • Jubilee Fisheries
  • Fishing Company of Alaska
  • Golden Age
  • Glacier Fish Company
  • Arica Fishing Company
  • Starbound
  • Arctic Storm
  • O'Hara Corp.
  • Supreme Alaska
  • Bering Prowler
  • Pathfinder Fisheries

If you have suffered any type of maritime injury in Alaska, you can rely on Stacey and Jacobsen for quality legal representation. Please contact us today for a free 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