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Shrimp Fishing Boat Injuries

Jones Act Injury Lawyers For Crewmen Injured on Shrimp Fishing Boats

Stacey & Jacobsen, PLLC is one of the most experienced maritime injury law firms in the Nation. They are available to represent crewmen seriously injured aboard shrimp fishing vessels. These crewmen may be entitled to compensation for their injuries under Federal Maritime Law and the Jones Act. In almost all cases, an injured crewman is entitled to maintenance and cure. Where a crewman is injured through negligence or unseaworthiness, he may claim damages for lost wages, lost wage earning capacity, pain and suffering, disability, disfigurement, and medical expenses.

Your employer owes you a duty to provide you a safe place to work and a seaworthy vessel. Most injury accidents aboard fishing vessels can be prevented through proper safety procedures. The maritime lawyers at Stacey & Jacobsen, PLLC are committed and dedicated to protecting the rights of injured fishermen. They understand your jobs, your injuries, and how those injuries will impact your career as a fisherman. They have handled thousands of Jones Act injury cases, and recovered millions of dollars in compensation for their clients located throughout the Country. They have handled the tough cases, including high profile vessel sinking cases such as the Alaska Ranger, Arctic Rose, Aleutian Enterprise, and Katmai.

If you have questions about your rights to compensation for injuries you received while working on a shrimp boat, contact a lawyer at Stacey & Jacobsen, PLLC for a free initial consultation. Insurance companies attempt to take advantage of crewmen who don’t understand the true value of their injury claims. Never sign a release of your injury claim without first consulting a maritime injury lawyer.

Our Successes
$16,000,000 - Jury Verdict for Ferry Worker Injury Gangway Collapse
$11,401,000 - Jury Verdict for Deck Mechanic Injury Injured Jones Act Deck Mechanic
$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.
$3,500,000 - Cognitive Injury Seaman's cognitive injury settlement