Washington Jones Act
Washington Jones Act Lawyer
Stacey & Jacobsen, PLLC’s home offices are located at Fisherman’s Terminal in Seattle, Washington. They have successfully handled thousands of Jones Act cases for thousands of clients across the United States. The firm is nationally recognized for their success in representing injured seamen. They have represented crewmen in wrongful death claims involving the sinking of fishing vessels including the Alaska Ranger, Katmai, Arctic Rose, Aleutian Enterprise, Galaxy, Pace Settler, Pacific Apollo, and many others.
The lawyers of the firm are dedicated to getting fair compensation for their clients. They have recovered millions of dollars in compensation for men and women who work at sea including fishermen, tug and barge workers, ferry boat crewmen, pile drivers, derrick workers, commercial divers, and crab boat deck hands.
Stacey & Jacobsen, PLLC has handled thousands of claims for crewmen injured in fishing boat accidents in Alaska. This experience in handling maritime injury claims is difficult for other maritime injury lawyers to match. They know how accidents happen at sea and how those accidents can be prevented. They understand your injuries and how those injuries will impact you the rest of your life. They know how to prove negligence and unseaworthiness.
Where a seaman is injured through negligence or unseaworthiness, he is entitled to monetary damages to compensate him for his injuries. This compensation includes damages for pain and suffering, disability and disfigurement, lost past and future wages, medical expenses, lost earning capacity, and vocational and educational retraining costs. Seamen also have the no-fault remedies of maintenance and cure under the General Maritime Law. Maintenance and cure benefits are available in almost all cases and include a daily living allowance and medical expenses reasonably related to your injuries.
If you have questions about your rights to benefits under the Jones Act or Federal Maritime Law, contact an experienced maritime lawyer at Stacey & Jacobsen, PLLC for a free initial consultation. Stacey & Jacobsen, PLLC has lawyers licensed to practice in Washington, Alaska, and Oregon.