Attorneys for Merchant Seaman Injury Claims – Seattle, Washington Lawyers
Merchant mariners move people and cargo between countries or within U.S. waters. There are more than 30,936 merchant ships over 1,000 gross tons worldwide, according to the CIA World Factbook.
Merchant ships include deep-sea vessels, tugboats, towboats, ferries, dredges, excursion vessels, and other waterborne craft on the oceans, the Great Lakes, rivers, canals, harbors and other waterways.
If you are the victim of an occupational accident aboard any type of merchant ship, you may be entitled to benefits under the Jones Act or federal maritime law. For experienced representation in merchant seamen injury claims, please contact the maritime injury lawyers at Beard, Stacey and Jacobsen, LLP, in Seattle, Washington.
Millions in Merchant Seamen Injury Claims
Our attorneys have obtained millions of dollars in compensation for merchant seamen injuries. We have the experience, knowledge and resources to help maximize the benefits and financial compensation you receive.
First, we will listen carefully to your description of events. We need to know where and how the injury occurred and what kind of boat you were working on. We will evaluate whether your case is governed by the Jones Act, the Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act or general maritime law.
Pursuing Full Compensation
If you decide to put our decades of experience to work helping you, we will investigate your claim and aggressively pursue full compensation, including maintenance and cure (medical treatment) by a physician of your own choosing and damages for your pain and suffering, rehabilitation, disability and disfigurement, lost wages, and lost future earning capacity.
Don't trust your maritime injury claim to just any lawyer. Contact the attorneys with experience in court and on deck. Call Beard, Stacey and Jacobsen, LLP, at 1.866.974.9633.