Newport Fishermen Injury Claims

Maritime Injury Claims For Fishermen in Newport, Oregon

Stacey & Jacobsen, LLP is one of the Nation’s leading maritime injury law firms. They represent injured fishermen and seamen throughout Oregon, Washington, Alaska, and the country. They have a remarkable history of success for clients in Oregon, including million dollar verdicts and settlements. They have successfully handled thousands of Jones Act injury claims. They understand how accidents happen at sea and how they could have been prevented. They understand fishermen, their lives, their work, and how injuries will impact them the remainder of their lives. Their clients are strong, tough, and not afraid to take on danger. They expect the same qualities in their lawyers.

Newport is home to the largest fishing fleet on the Oregon Coast. The commercial fleet includes crab boats, salmon fishing boats, draggers, and seiners. If you have been injured working as a crewman on a fishing vessel or other vessel home-ported or working out of Newport, the lawyers at Stacey & Jacobsen, LLP can help you get the compensation you deserve.

If you have been injured through negligence or unseaworthiness, you are entitled under Federal maritime law to monetary compensation for past and future lost wages, lost earning capacity, past and future pain and suffering, loss of enjoyment of life, disfigurement, and cost of vocational retraining. In almost all cases, an injured seaman is entitled to maritime benefits called maintenance and cure. These benefits include a daily living allowance and payment of reasonable and necessary medical expenses.

The lawyers at Stacey & Jacobsen, LLP are skilled maritime lawyers dedicated to getting their clients fair compensation for their injuries. Stacey & Jacobsen, LLP’s reputation for success has been built on representing families of crewmen lost in such high profile fishing accident cases as the Alaska Ranger, Arctic Rose, Aleutian Enterprise, Katmai, Pace Setter, Amber Dawn, Nesika, Galaxy, and Pacific Apollo.

When a lawyer at Stacey & Jacobsen, LLP tells you they think you have a claim for damages, it is based upon years of proven experience representing injured fishermen.

Don’t guess about your rights to compensation. Contact a lawyer at Stacey & Jacobsen, LLP for a free initial consultation. They can explain your rights under Federal Maritime Law and the Jones Act, and discuss your options on how to proceed with handling your claim. In serious injury and death cases they are available to meet with you in Oregon within 24 hours. Stacey & Jacobsen, LLP has lawyers licensed to practice law in Oregon. Few lawyers can match the past experience and results of Stacey & Jacobsen, LLP.

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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