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Verdicts & Settlements

$ 4,000,000 Fishing Boat Fire and Explosion
Circulating compressor explodes leading to burns to deckhand engineer

$ 3,350,000 Fish Processor Injury
Confidential settlement for fish processor injured through negligence aboard ship

$ 3,250,000 Brain Injury
Tug Boat deckhand injured on barge by unseaworthy crane

$ 2,900,000 Wrongful Death for Seaman
Oil response Worker died when winch failed

$ 2,600,000 Arm Injury
Improperly trained fish processor injured cleaning Surimi auger

$ 2,500,000 Amputated hand
Fish processor injured by unguarded fish header

$ 2,500,000 Class Action Wage Dispute for crewman maintenance and cure

$ 2,240,000 Tug Boat Deckhand hand Injury
Tug boat deck hand injured through faulty equipment

$ 2,350,000 Deckhand Injury
Deckhand's foot crushed by moving deck hatch - Boston jury verdict

$ 2,300,000 Brain Injury and Seizure disorder
Negligent failure to provide ship pilot's safe transfer between ships

$ 2,300,000 Wrongful death claims for crewmen in factory trawler sinking


$ 4,000,000 Fishing Boat Fire and Explosion
Circulating compressor explodes leading to burns to deckhand engineer

$ 3,350,000 Fish Processor Injury
Confidential settlement for fish processor injured through negligence aboard ship

$ 3,250,000 Brain Injury
Tug Boat deckhand injured on barge by unseaworthy crane

$ 2,900,000 Wrongful Death for Seaman
Oil response Worker died when winch failed

$ 2,600,000 Arm Injury
Improperly trained fish processor injured cleaning Surimi auger

$ 2,500,000 Amputated hand
Fish processor injured by unguarded fish header

$ 2,500,000 Class Action Wage Dispute for crewman maintenance and cure

$ 2,240,000 Tug Boat Deckhand hand Injury
Tug boat deck hand injured through faulty equipment

$ 2,350,000 Deckhand Injury
Deckhand's foot crushed by moving deck hatch - Boston jury verdict

$ 2,300,000 Brain Injury and Seizure disorder
Negligent failure to provide ship pilot's safe transfer between ships

$ 2,300,000 Wrongful death claims for crewmen in factory trawler sinking


$ 4,000,000 Fishing Boat Fire and Explosion
Circulating compressor explodes leading to burns to deckhand engineer

$ 3,350,000 Fish Processor Injury
Confidential settlement for fish processor injured through negligence aboard ship

$ 3,250,000 Brain Injury
Tug Boat deckhand injured on barge by unseaworthy crane

$ 2,900,000 Wrongful Death for Seaman
Oil response Worker died when winch failed

$ 2,600,000 Arm Injury
Improperly trained fish processor injured cleaning Surimi auger

$ 2,500,000 Amputated hand
Fish processor injured by unguarded fish header

$ 2,500,000 Class Action Wage Dispute for crewman maintenance and cure

$ 2,240,000 Tug Boat Deckhand hand Injury
Tug boat deck hand injured through faulty equipment

$ 2,350,000 Deckhand Injury
Deckhand's foot crushed by moving deck hatch - Boston jury verdict

$ 2,300,000 Brain Injury and Seizure disorder
Negligent failure to provide ship pilot's safe transfer between ships

$ 2,300,000 Wrongful death claims for crewmen in factory trawler sinking


$ 4,000,000 Fishing Boat Fire and Explosion
Circulating compressor explodes leading to burns to deckhand engineer

$ 3,350,000 Fish Processor Injury
Confidential settlement for fish processor injured through negligence aboard ship

$ 3,250,000 Brain Injury
Tug Boat deckhand injured on barge by unseaworthy crane

$ 2,900,000 Wrongful Death for Seaman
Oil response Worker died when winch failed

$ 2,600,000 Arm Injury
Improperly trained fish processor injured cleaning Surimi auger

$ 2,500,000 Amputated hand
Fish processor injured by unguarded fish header

$ 2,500,000 Class Action Wage Dispute for crewman maintenance and cure

$ 2,240,000 Tug Boat Deckhand hand Injury
Tug boat deck hand injured through faulty equipment

$ 2,350,000 Deckhand Injury
Deckhand's foot crushed by moving deck hatch - Boston jury verdict

$ 2,300,000 Brain Injury and Seizure disorder
Negligent failure to provide ship pilot's safe transfer between ships

$ 2,300,000 Wrongful death claims for crewmen in factory trawler sinking


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Maritime Injury & Jones Act Lawsuit Verdicts & Settlements and Verdicts in Alaska, Washington, and Oregon

Admiralty Law Lawyers in Seattle and Anchorage

Results matter. There is no simpler way to put it. Our maritime law practice has obtained successful results for injured seamen and surviving family members for over 20 years.

We pursue maximum compensation for clients in a wide range of shipping and boat accident cases involving maritime personal injury lawsuits. If you have suffered injuries at sea and have questions about your rights to a damage settlement in a boat accident case, contact our Jones Act lawyers.

Wrongful Death Representation – Vessel Sinkings

Since 1982 Beard Stacey & Jacobsen, LLP, has helped families who have lost crewmen in tragic maritime disasters. Our trial lawyers have brought successful wrongful death claims against ship owners in sinking cases including:

  • Alaska Ranger 
  • Arctic Rose
  • Aleutian Enterprise
  • Katmai 
  • Amber Dawn
  • Pacific Apollo
  • Vestfjord
  • Pace Setter
  • Nowitna
  • Lin J
  • Freya 
  • Oceanic
  • Lee III

In addition to our work in maritime wrongful death, we also pursue claims involving serious injuries at sea. The following is a sample list of maritime injury settlements and verdicts our admiralty law attorneys have obtained:

SOME OF OUR MILLION DOLLAR RESULTS

$ 4,000,000 Fishing Boat Fire and Explosion
Circulating compressor explodes leading to burns to deckhand engineer

$ 3,350,000 Fish Processor Injury
Confidential settlement for fish processor injured through negligence aboard ship

$ 3,250,000 Brain Injury
Tug Boat deckhand injured on barge by unseaworthy crane

$ 2,900,000 Wrongful Death for Seaman
Oil response Worker died when winch failed

$ 2,600,000 Arm Injury
Improperly trained fish processor injured cleaning Surimi auger

$ 2,500,000 Amputated hand
Fish processor injured by unguarded fish header

$ 2,500,000 Class Action Wage Dispute for crewman maintenance and cure

$ 2,240,000 Tug Boat Deckhand hand Injury - $2,240,000 jury verdict
Tug boat deck hand injured through faulty equipment

$ 2,350,000 Deckhand Injury
Deckhand's foot crushed by moving deck hatch - Boston jury verdict

$ 2,300,000 Brain Injury and Seizure disorder
Negligent failure to provide ship pilot's safe transfer between ships

$ 2,300,000 Wrongful death claims for crewmen in factory trawler sinking

$ 1,900,000 Hand Injury - Crab Boat Deckhand
Crewman suffered partial amputation of hand while cleaning bait chopper

$ 1,800,000 Deckhand Shoulder and Arm Injury
Deckhand shoulder and arm injury caused by negligent operation and maintenance of trawl winch

$ 1,700,000 Brain Injury - Fish Processor
Deck collapse due to faulty design

$ 1,500,000 Fish Processor Wrongful Death $ 1,500,000
Fish processor wrongful death settlement in vessel sinking

$ 1,500,000 Ferry worker fractured leg
Defective mooring line caused fractures to both legs

$ 1,500,000 Tug Boat Captain - Arm Injury
Negligence in offloading of crane from barge results in fractured arm

$ 1,400,000 Wrongful death for seaman
Settlement for seaman killed while transferring between vessels

$ 1,400,000 Back Injuries - Fish processor
Faulty railing leads to fisherman's fall from ship to dock

$ 1,300,000 Wrongful death settlement in factory trawler sinkings

$ 1,300,000 punitive damage verdict
for fishing companies failure to pay maintenance and cure to injured Alaska fisherman.

$ 1,200,000 Leg Injury - RSD - Crab boat deckhand
line bin accident

$ 1,200,000 Oil Pollution Claim - Property damage claim

$ 1,100,000 Neck Injury - Deckhand on Oil Response Barge
Defective deck leads to fused neck

$1,000,000 settlement for injured tugboat deck who slipped and feel down stairs injuring his ankle

$ 1,000,000 Arm and Shoulder Injuries - insurance policy limits
Crab block injury - improper guarding of hydraulic controls

$ 1,000,000 Wrongful death of crab boat deckhand
Crewman lost in vessel sinking

$ 1,000,000 Hand Injuries - Crab boat deckhand
Bait chopper without safety guard causes partial amputation of hand

$ 1,000,000 Leg Injury for Crab Boat deckhand - Alaska Jury Verdict
Crewman injured when crab pot dropped on his leg

$ 1,000,000 Frost bite injury to fish processor
Partial amputation of toes due to working in freezer hold

$1,000,000 Washington Crab Fisherman - Facial Fractures
Deckhand Injured while hauling crab pots

$ 1,000,000 Fractured legs and head injury
Crewman injured when skiff collided with unlighted barge

$ 1,000,000 Maritime Legal Negligence in drafting buy sell agreement for fishing vessel

$ 1,000,000 Psychological injuries following concussion
Crewman injured in offloading accident develops depression and anxiety

To learn more about our work on behalf of North Pacific seamen, contact the experienced maritime law attorneys at Beard Stacey & Jacobsen, LLP. Call toll free at 1-866-974-9633.