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Chignik Located on the Alaska Peninsula, Chignik is a vibrant fishing and canning community. Chignik, meaning "big wind," was established in the late 1800s as a fishing community and cannery. Chignik became an incorporated city in 1983 and lies 450 miles southwest of Anchorage and 260 miles southwest of Kodiak.

Nearly 50 percent of the population of Chignik are Alaska Natives - Aleuts and Eskimos with a year-round population of approximately 190 people. Subsistence on fish and caribou is important to residents' livelihoods. Two fish processing plants operate in Chignik: Aleutian Dragon and Chignik Pride Fisheries. Salmon, herring roe, halibut, cod and crab are processed here.  Between 600 to 800 people come to Chignik to fish or work in the plants  and canneries each summer.

Unlike many other maritime lawyers, the lawyers at Stacey & Jacobsen, PLLC  have lived and worked in  small Alaskan fishing communities such as Chignik. Our lawyers truly understand the fishing and canning industry and can bring  unsurpassed experience to any maritime personal injury case.

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