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Western Towboat: Tug & Barge Injuries

Seattle Tug & Barge Jones Act Injury Lawyers

The maritime lawyers at Stacey & Jacobsen, PLLC are available to represent injured crewmen in claims against Western Towboat Company. Our lawyers handle claims for injured crewmen throughout the Nation, and have lawyers licensed to practice in Alaska, Washington, and Oregon.

Western Towboat Company is located in Seattle, Washington, and owns a fleet of 19 tugs and 5 barges. Unfortunately, crewmen working for even the best tug and barge companies sometimes suffer serious injuries. When those accidents happen because of negligence or unseaworthiness, injured crewmen are entitled to full and complete compensation under Federal Maritime Law.

Injured crewmen, in almost all cases, are entitled to maintenance and cure. They have the right to choose their own medical care providers and to receive medical treatment until they have reached maximum medical improvement. If you were injured through negligence, you have claims for compensation under the Jones Act. Damages under the Jones Act may include compensation for past and future lost wages, pain and suffering, medical and nursing expenses, retraining costs, and loss of enjoyment of life.

The lawyers at Stacey & Jacobsen, PLLC focus their practice on representing injured maritime workers. They know how accidents happen at sea and how they could have been prevented. They are available to provide free initial consultations on maritime injury claims. They do not represent Western Towboat Company or their insurance carriers. Stacey & Jacobsen, PLLC is on the side of the injured worker, dedicated to getting those injured workers fair and complete compensation.

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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