Ocean Peace Seafoods Injury Claims
Stacey & Jacobsen, LLP is one of the most experienced maritime injury law firms in the Nation in handling commercial fishing accidents. Crewmen working on even the best fishing vessel are sometimes seriously and permanently injured because of negligence or unseaworthiness. If you have been injured while working as a deckhand or fish processor for Ocean Peace Seafoods, you need to thoroughly understand your rights to compensation. Fishermen and fish processors are protected under the Jones Act and General Maritime Law. Ocean Peace Seafoods has a duty to provide their crewmen a safe place to work and a seaworthy vessel. Few accidents at sea could not be prevented if proper safety precautions are followed.
The lawyers at Stacey & Jacobsen, LLP have handled thousands of Jones Act injury claims. They understand fishermen and fishing vessels. They know how accidents happen aboard fishing boats and know how these accidents can be prevented. They understand you, your injuries, and know how these injuries can impact you the remainder of your life.
In almost all cases a crewman who becomes ill or injured while working aboard fishing vessels, such as those owned by Ocean Peace, is entitled to maintenance and cure. You have the right to choose your own doctor and to have your reasonable and necessary medical expenses paid. You also have the right to a daily living allowance until you have reached maximum medical improvement. If you are injured through negligence or unseaworthiness, you have claims for compensation for past and future lost wages, lost earning capacity, pain and suffering, vocational retraining, and future medical expenses.
The maritime lawyers at Stacey & Jacobsen, LLP have been protecting the rights of injured seamen for over two decades. They have over 75 years of collective experience representing injured fishermen and fish processors. They are always on the side of the injured fisherman, and never represent the insurance company. They have recovered millions of dollars in compensation for fishermen located throughout the Nation.
If you would like to learn about your rights to compensation for a maritime injury, contact a lawyer at Stacey & Jacobsen, LLP for a free initial consultation.