Astoria, Oregon Maritime Injury Claims
Maritime Injury Claims for Fishermen in Astoria and Hammond, Oregon
No one has to tell the seamen and fishermen of Astoria and Hammond about the dangerous nature of maritime work. The Columbia River Bar is one of the most treacherous in the world, and Peacock Spit has claimed many lives. The Graveyard of the Pacific has earned its name through countless tragedies.
Stacey & Jacobsen, LLP has been representing injured seamen for 25 years. The firm has some of the most experienced maritime lawyers in the Country in handling Jones Act personal injury claims. They have recovered millions of dollars in compensation for their Oregon clients, including million-dollar verdicts and settlements.
The plain fact is that the firm’s experience handling thousands of injured crewmen’s accidents out of Alaska provides them background, resources, and knowledge that is difficult for other lawyers to match. If you have been injured, you deserve to be represented by highly experienced maritime lawyers.
The firm has handled some of the most high profile fishing vessel sinking cases in the Northwest, including the Alaska Ranger, Arctic Rose, and Aleutian Enterprise. Overloading, improper maintenance, lack of stability, and navigational errors frequently lead to tragedy. The firm has the knowledge and expertise necessary to prove negligence and unseaworthiness in the case of a fishing vessel sinking.
The firm’s maritime injury clients are tough, hardworking, and courageous. They expect the same type of qualities in their lawyers. The firm prides itself in getting fair compensation for their clients. Joe Stacey is licensed to practice law in Oregon, and can handle your case with a high level of skill, efficiency and cost effectiveness.
Whether you are working on a dragger, salmon troller, dungeness crab boat, trawler, gillnetter, or any other type of fishing boat, they can help you get compensation when you are injured. They have handled thousands of fishing accidents and are experienced in all fishing operations. To learn about your rights under the Jones Act and General Maritime Law, contact us for a free consultation. Don’t guess about your rights. It doesn’t cost you anything to discuss your claim with an experienced maritime lawyer.