Portland Tug Boat Injuries
Stacey & Jacobsen, LLP is one of the Nation’s leading maritime personal injury law firms. They are available to represent seriously injured tug boat workers throughout Oregon. Ask us about our success in representing Oregon tug and barge workers. Under the Jones Act we have achieved million-dollar settlements and verdicts for Oregon tug boat crewmen.
Stacey & Jacobsen, LLP has handled thousands of Jones Act injury claims, recovering millions of dollars in compensation for their clients throughout the Country. Before Jim Jacobsen went to law school, he worked on tug and tow boats in Alaska and the Gulf of Mexico. All the firm’s lawyers focus their practice on maritime injury claims for injured seamen. We don’t represent insurance companies. We represent only injured seamen. When you are injured, we are on your side, and work to get you fair compensation for your injuries. We understand you, your job, and how your injuries will impact you the rest of your life.
If you have been injured on a tug or barge through negligence or unseaworthiness, you are entitled to monetary compensation under the Jones Act and the General Maritime Law. Damages include compensation for pain and suffering, lost past and future wages, lost earning capacity, medical expenses, loss of enjoyment of life, vocational retraining costs, and educational retraining. In almost all cases, you are entitle to maintenance and cure.
If you are seriously injured on a tug or barge you should immediately contact an experienced maritime lawyer for advice. After a serious injury accident or wrongful death, the vessel owners immediately begin investigation of the case to attempt to limit their exposure. Shouldn’t you have a lawyer working for you and protecting your rights?