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$ 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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Alaska Fish Processor Injuries

Claims for Fishermen Injured Working Aboard an Alaska Fish Processing Vessel

Fish processors injured while working as crewmen aboard fishing vessel are Jones Act seamen covered by Federal maritime law. If you have been injured through negligence or unseaworthiness you may be entitled to damages for pain and suffering, lost wages, lost earning capacity, medical expenses, loss of enjoyment of life, and job retraining costs. In almost all cases you have claims for maintenance and cure, which you are entitled to no matter whose fault your injury or illness may be.

Beard Stacey & Jacobsen is one of the most experienced maritime law firms in the nation. They have handled thousands of Jones Act claims for fishermen. The lawyers at Beard Stacey & Jacbosen understand your jobs, how you were injured, and how those injuries will impact you the rest of your life. They know how accidents can happen through negligence and unseaworthiness, and they know how those accidents can be prevented. Few injury accidents at sea could not have been prevented if proper safety precautions had been followed. Your employer owes you a duty to provide a safe place to work and a seaworthy vessel.

The maritime lawyers at Beard Stacey & Jacobsen are proud of their history of representing injured fish processors. They have represented the families in wrongful death cases involving the highest profile cases in Alaska maritime history, including the sinkings of the Alaska Ranger, Katmai, Arctic Rose, Galaxy, Aleutian Enterprise, Vestfjord, Amber Dawn, Pacific Apollo, Pace Setter and many others.

Crewmen working even for the best fishing companies are sometimes injured through negligence or unseaworthiness. Beard Stacey & Jacobsen is available to handle claims against all fishing companies, including American Seafoods, Fishing Company of Alaska, Trident Seafoods, Icicle Seafoods, Glacier Seafoods, Iquique U.S., O'Hara Fishing Company, Ocean Peace, Fisherman's Finest, Blue North Fisheries, Arctic Storm, Aleutian Spray, and Alaska Leader Fisheries. The lawyers at Beard Stacey & Jacobsen focus their practice on representing injured seamen.

Contact the lawyers at Beard Stacey & Jacobsen for a free initial consultation. They have recovered millions of dollars in compensation for injured seamen. They are committed to obtaining fair compensation for their clients. They can quickly analyze most injury accidents aboard fish processing vessels and determine the strength of your claim. When a lawyer at Beard Stacey & Jacobsen thinks you have a good case, it is based upon over 20 years of successfully representing injured seamen.