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Bristol Bay Gillnetters

If you have been injured working aboard a gillnetter or fish tender in Bristol Bay, you are protected by federal maritime law and the Jones Act. As an injured seaman, you are entitled to have your medical bills paid (maintenance and cure) and your airfare paid home to receive medical care. When your injuries prevent you from working in Bristol Bay, you are also entitled to wages until the end of your employment contract. If you were injured due to negligence or unseaworthiness, you are entitled to compensation for pain and suffering, past and future lost wages, lost earning capacity, disfigurement, and disability.

The maritime law attorneys of Stacey & Jacobsen, PLLC have handled thousands of fishing accidents in Alaska. Our offices are located in Seattle and Anchorage. We are recognized as one of the nation's leading maritime injury law firms, having recovered millions of dollars in compensation for clients. Our attorneys have handled many claims for Bristol Bay fishermen regarding all types of injuries including amputations, hand injuries, back injuries, shoulder and arm injuries, fractures, and strains.

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Our clients are located throughout the United States. Please contact us for a free initial consultation and to learn more about your rights and the benefits available to you as an injured seaman. Call a lawyer with experience handling Bristol Bay gillnetter injuries today at 866-974-9633. The initial consultation is free of charge and you will pay no attorney fees unless we win money damages for you.

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