Boyer Towing: Tug & Barge Injuries
Injured Aboard a Tug or Barge Owned by Boyer Towing?
The maritime lawyers at Stacey & Jacobsen, PLLC are experienced in handling tug and barge injury accident claims. They have represented thousands of injured seamen in Alaska, Washington, and Oregon. Unfortunately, workers employed by even the best tug and barge companies sometimes suffer serious and permanent injuries as a result of negligence or unseaworthiness. When those accidents happen, crewmen have rights to compensation under the Federal Maritime Law, including the Jones Act.
The lawyers at Stacey & Jacobsen, PLLC focus their practice on representing injured crewmen. They do not represent the insurance companies, and are always on the side of the injured crewman. Maritime employers and vessel owners owe their workers a duty to provide them a safe place to work, and to provide a seaworthy vessel. The lawyers at Stacey & Jacobsen, PLLC know how accidents happen while working at sea, and they know how those accidents could have been prevented. They understand tug boat workers. They understand your injuries, and know how those injuries can impact your ability to earn a living in the future. They are experienced in handling tug, barge, dredge, and derrick accidents.
Boyer Towing operates 13 tugs and 16 inland and ocean barges on the waters of Washington, British Columbia, and Alaska. They have offices located in Seattle and Ketchikan, and are one of the major tug boat companies in the Pacific Northwest. The lawyers at Stacey & Jacobsen, PLLC do not represent Boyer Towing or Boyer Logistics, or their insurance carriers. If you have been injured working aboard a tug or barge for Boyer Towing, and have questions about your rights to compensation under the Federal Maritime Law, you should contact an experienced maritime lawyer. They can explain to you your rights to maintenance and cure, unearned wages, and compensation under the Jones Act and General Maritime Law unseaworthiness doctrine.