Should I Sign a Release

Know your rights before you sign a maritime release or settlement agreement for personal injuries. Don't sign a release until you have had your rights fully explained to you by an experienced maritime personal injury attorney. Stacey & Jacobsen, PLLC offers free initial legal consultations. It costs you nothing to call to talk about your claim.

Do you have a permanent injury from a maritime accident that will cause you pain and suffering and lost wages in the future? Why do you think the insurance company, boat owner, or your employer want you to sign a release? The answer is easy: It is to foreclose you from reopening your claim and asking for more money in the future. If you haven't consulted with an experienced maritime lawyer to evaluate your claim, you may be giving up valuable rights, and not being paid full and fair compensation for your injury claim.

Signing A Release For Maritime Injuries?

It takes years of experience, knowledge about maritime law, and handling of hundreds of cases to properly evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of a maritime injury claim. Don't guess about your rights. Get the information you need to make a decision about what is fair compensation for your injury.

Working to obtain fair compensation for pain and suffering, future lost wages, retraining costs, and medical expenses is what the lawyers at Stacey & Jacobsen, PLLC do for their clients every day. They have handled thousands of maritime injury cases and have recovered millions of dollars in compensation for their clients. They have handled over 50 maritime injury death cases. Put their experience to work for you before you agree to sign a settlement agreement.

Learn about your legal rights under maritime law before signing an injury release or settlement agreement. Contact the Seattle and Anchorage offices of Stacey & Jacobsen, PLLC at 866-974-9633 to learn more.

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