Fire & Explosions Maritime Injuries

Maritime Injury Claims Involving Fire and Explosions - Jones Act Lawyers Experienced in Handling Claims For Crewmen With Burn Injuries

Crewmen who suffer serious and permanent burn injuries while working aboard ships need experienced maritime injury lawyers on their side. Immediate investigation should be undertaken in most fire and explosion cases. Thorough and complete investigation of the circumstances of your case is important to a successful out come. Evidence should be preserved, and no destructive testing should be performed without the presence of fire and marine experts who are interested in protecting your rights. The lawyers at Stacey & Jacobsen, LLP will investigate the cause of the fire/explosion that caused your injury using highly qualified and trained experts.

Marine burn injury victims are protected by Federal Maritime Law. Under the Jones Act and the General Maritime Law, seamen who are injured through negligence or unseaworthiness are entitled to compensation for pain and suffering, disfigurement, psychological injuries, lost wages, lost wage earning capacity, vocational retraining, and future health care expenses. In almost all cases, injured seamen are entitled to maintenance and cure, including the payment of all necessary medical expenses and rehabilitation costs.

The lawyers at Stacey & Jacobsen, LLP are some of the most experienced maritime injury attorneys in the Nation. They have experience in representing crewmen injured in fire and explosion cases, and have recovered millions of dollars in compensation for crewmen burned aboard vessels. They understand how accidents happen aboard ships, and know how those accidents could have been prevented. The pain and suffering that burn victims endure is extreme, and frequently can lead to chronic pain and psychological injuries such as PTSD and depression. The lawyers at Stacey & Jacobsen, LLP handle burn injury cases with compassion and understanding. They understand how your injuries will impact you and your family the rest of your life.

The lawyers at Stacey & Jacobsen, LLP have dedicated their careers to representing injured seamen in claims under the Jones Act and the General Maritime Law. They haven’t handled just a few maritime cases - they have handled thousands of Jones Act claims. Their experience includes handling such high profile vessel sinking cases as the Alaska Ranger, Aleutian Enterprise, Galaxy, Katmai, Arctic Rose, and many more. When a maritime lawyer at Stacey & Jacobsen, LLP tells you he thinks you have a good case, you can trust his judgment as being based upon years of experience. They are available to meet with seamen throughout the country who have been injured in fire and explosion accidents, free of charge. Call Stacey & Jacobsen, LLP for a no-cost initial consultation.

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