Drowning Accidents

Drowning Accidents and Maritime Wrongful Death

Drowning Accidents and Maritime Wrongful Death Claims

Stacey & Jacobsen, LLP is one of the most experienced law firms in the Nation in handling maritime wrongful death and drowning claims. If you have lost a family member or loved one at sea or in a boating accident, the maritime lawyers at Stacey & Jacobsen, LLP have the compassion, skill, knowledge, and resources to protect your rights to compensation. From your first meeting with a partner at Stacey & Jacobsen, LLP they will begin formulating a plan to investigate how the accident happened. Most accidents involving drowning and wrongful death aboard ships could have been prevented if proper safety precautions had been followed.

Under maritime law an employer owes each of their crewmen a safe place to work and a seaworthy vessel. The lawyers at Stacey & Jacobsen, LLP have been investigating maritime wrongful death and drowning claims for nearly 25 nears. They have handled cases such as the Arctic Rose, Alaska Ranger, Aleutian Enterprise, Galaxy, and many more. They understand the complicated maritime laws that will apply to your case. They know how to defeat defenses such as the Limitation of Liability Act and Primary Duty Doctrine.

Stacey & Jacobsen, LLP understand how seamen can be killed at sea through negligence or unseaworthiness. They represent clients from across the Nation and have recovered millions of dollars in wrongful death compensation for the families of deceased crewmen. To learn about your rights to compensation under the Jones Act, the Death on the High Seas Act, and the General Maritime Law, contact a maritime lawyer at Stacey & Jacobsen, LLP for a free initial consultation.

Our Successes
$16,000,000 - Jury Verdict for Ferry Worker Injury Gangway Collapse
$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.
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