Wrongful Death

Seattle Maritime Wrongful Death

Seattle Maritime Wrongful Death Lawyers - Jones Act Death Claims - Death on High Seas Act Claims Lawyers

Working at sea is the most dangerous job in the world. A moment’s negligence can lead to serious permanent injury or death. Employers owe their crewmen a duty to provide them a safe place to work and a seaworthy vessel. There are few death cases involving Jones Act seamen that could not have been prevented if proper safety procedures had been followed.

Stacey & Jacobsen, LLP is one of the Nation’s leading maritime injury law firms. From their offices in Seattle, Washington, they handle claims for injured seamen occurring in Washington, Oregon, and Alaska. Their clients are based throughout the country. The seamen Stacey & Jacobsen, LLP represent are tough and hard working, and were not afraid to take on a dangerous job to support their families. They expect the same qualities in their lawyers.

Stacey & Jacobsen, LLP’s reputation has been built on successfully handling high profile maritime wrongful death claims. Stacey & Jacobsen, LLP has represented the families of crewmen lost in sinking cases like the Alaska Ranger, Arctic Rose, Aleutian Enterprise, Galaxy, Katmai, Vestfjord, Pacific Apollo, Amber Dawn, Pace Setter, and many others. They can back up their claim as being one of the most experienced maritime personal injury law firms in Alaska, Washington, and Oregon with proven results for their clients over the last 20 years. They have more million-dollar maritime settlements and verdicts than any other law firm in the Northwest. They have handled maritime wrongful death cases involving fishermen, tug boat workers, oil response workers, longshoremen, crab boat deckhands, fish processors, commercial divers, and ship’s pilots.

Maritime wrongful death claims are extremely complex and should only be handled by highly experienced maritime injury lawyers. Few law firms in the country can match Stacey & Jacobsen, LLP’s experience in handling maritime wrongful death cases. The lawyers at Stacey & Jacobsen, LLP know how accidents happen at sea, and know how those accidents could have been prevented. When it comes to vessel sinking cases, they employ some of the leading maritime experts in the country to help prove their clients claims. In many cases, master mariners, marine engineers, naval architects, and accident reconstruction people may be called as experts to establish your rights to compensation.

The lawyers at Stacey & Jacobsen, LLP are compassionate and understand how the loss of a family member impacts your family. We understand your rights to compensation under the Jones Act and the Death on the High Seas Act. The firm’s law practice is focused on maritime injury claims. The firm has not handled “a few” maritime death cases - they have handled over 50 maritime wrongful death claims. When you hire Stacey & Jacobsen, LLP, you don’t hire a single lawyer, you hire a maritime law firm dedicated to protecting seamen’s rights to fair compensation. When a lawyer at Stacey & Jacobsen, LLP tells you he thinks you have a good case, it comes from decades of experience successfully handling claims under the maritime law.

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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