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Eye Injuries

More than 2.4 million Americans suffer a traumatic eye injury each year. Because of the dangerous nature of their work, fisherman and maritime workers are at high risk of eye injury. If you or someone you care about has suffered an eye injury while at sea, please contact a maritime attorney at Stacey & Jacobsen, PLLC in Seattle and Anchorage for a free consultation and case evaluation.

We have extensive experience helping people whose eyesight has been damaged because of negligence obtain money damages for their injury, pain and suffering, lost current and future earnings, maintenance and cure, and more.

No Injury Is Too Small

We have won compensation for clients who suffered all types of eye injuries, including:

  • Blindness
  • Blow out fractures
  • Eye socket injuries
  • Lacerations
  • Foreign bodies in the eyes
  • Light sensitivity
  • Abraded corneas
  • Impaired or blurred vision
  • Restricted field of vision
  • Penetrating injuries from hooks, metal fragments, and other sharp objects
  • Double vision

The eyes are easily damaged from trauma. Commercial fishing vessels, tug boats, and other boats offer plenty of opportunity for eye injuries. Gaffs, fish hooks, knives, fish spines, paint chips, and metal fragments can all cause penetrating eye injuries. Hazardous chemicals also cause vision loss. Seamen can suffer eye injuries when they are hit by loose objects or poked in the eye by equipment carried by fellow crewmen.

Get The Award You Need

Eye injuries at sea can be devastating. At Stacey & Jacobsen, PLLC, our maritime lawyers have won substantial damage awards for maritime workers who suffered on-the-job eye injuries. We'd like to help you, too. Please contact us today to discuss your case. The initial consultation is free and you will pay no attorney fees unless we win money for you. Call us at 866-974-9633 to get started.

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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