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Offshore Injuries – Maritime Lawyers For Workers Injured Offshore

Workers employed as crewmen on vessels offshore are protected by Federal Maritime Law. The Jones Act and the General Maritime Law governs injuries by most workers and crewmen on offshore supply vessels, crew vessels, oil rigs, and drilling platforms. The lawyers at Stacey & Jacobsen, PLLC represent injured maritime workers throughout the Country. They are one of the most experienced maritime injury law firms in the Nation. They are committed to getting their clients full and complete compensation for their injuries.

Injuries to oil rig and drilling platform workers which occur upon moveable structures are in most cases governed by Federal Maritime Law. Your employer owes you a safe place to work and a seaworthy vessel. If you have been injured through negligence or unseaworthiness, you are entitled to compensation for your injuries. Damages include compensation for past and future wage loss, lost earning capacity, physical and mental pain and suffering, medical expenses, and loss of enjoyment of life. In almost all cases, your employer must pay all of your medical expenses associated with the injury. You have the right to choose your own doctor.

Stacey & Jacobsen, PLLC’s clients are men and women who are used to hard work and not afraid to take on a dangerous job. Their clients expect those same qualities in their lawyers. The lawyers at Stacey & Jacobsen, PLLC have been battling for compensation for injured crewmen across the Nation for nearly 25 years. They understand your injuries and how those injuries can impact your future ability to earn a living. They understand how injury accidents happen, and know how those accidents can be prevented. They are always on the side of the injured worker and never represent the employer or their insurance companies. They have taken on the tough cases and won million-dollar verdicts and settlements in claims that other lawyers thought never could be won.

Stacey & Jacobsen, PLLC will work hard to get you a fair settlement that will compensate you for your injuries. If the insurance company doesn’t make a fair offer of settlement, they will be ready to take your case to Court. The firm’s lawyers are skilled and experienced. Their practice is focused on maritime law. If a lawyer at Stacey & Jacobsen, PLLC tells you that he thinks you have a good case, that opinion is based upon years of experience and success.

If you need an experienced maritime lawyer to help you, or if you have questions about your rights to compensation for a maritime injury, contact the lawyers at Stacey & Jacobsen, PLLC. The Jones Act - It’s the law - Its your right.

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