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Maritime Airplane and Helicopter Accidents

Maritime Airplane and Helicopter Accident Lawyers

Federal Maritime Law and the Death on the High Seas Act apply to many aviation accidents, particularly if the accident occurs at sea. The attorneys at Stacey & Jacobsen, PLLC help families who have suffered the death of a loved one in an airplane or helicopter crash. Our law practice focuses on maritime injury and wrongful death claims, which require compassion, experience, and skill. Stacey & Jacobsen, PLLC is one of the leading maritime personal injury and wrongful death law firms in the country. We have been representing clients throughout the U.S. in maritime claims for wrongful death for nearly 25 years. 

Stacey & Jacobsen, PLLC has the resources to investigate and prosecute aviation wrongful death claims. Aviation experts are necessary to investigate and re-create aviation accidents. We seek out the best aviation and engineering experts in the nation to investigate the cause of a crash, and to determine how it could have been prevented. Multiple errors can contribute to an aviation accident, including pilot error, weather, excessive loading, improperly maintained equipment, defective design, faulty manuals, and improper training. The National Transportation Safety Board will investigate aviation accidents; however, it is important to have experienced and qualified experts on your side to ensure that all possible causes of the accident are being fully and properly investigated. Frequently pilot error is assigned as the cause of the casualty, even when multiple other negligent acts also contributed to the accident.

We have a remarkable history of representing families in maritime wrongful death claims, including aviation related claims. The attorneys of Stacey & Jacobsen, PLLC are licensed to practice law in Alaska, Washington, and Oregon, with attorney contacts and resources all over the country. We are available to meet with clients in regard to aviation accidents throughout the country, usually within 24 hours, because the early investigation of an aviation case is crucial for uncovering the fact and for protecting your rights.

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