Just North of Seattle, the city of Everett on the Puget Sound functions as a significant and busy port of Washington. The Port of Everett is in the business of managing container ships, commercial shipping vessels, and other boats that impact economic activity in the region. Additionally, Everett is home to an important naval station to the U.S. Navy. The Port of Everett supports nearly 40,000 jobs and contributes $433 million to local and state taxes, proving itself to be a productive and vibrant waterfront.
Everett’s maritime industry is an essential business and culture catalyst in the state of Washington. Those working on a boat or on-shore in Everett may be entitled to monetary claims if they have been harmed on the job. Mariner Law, PLLC is available to help. With the firm's admiralty lawyer expertise in personal injury law, injured crewmen or shoreside workers can rest assured that they will be rightfully compensated.
It is possible that accidents and faults that occur in or around Washington facilities result in serious injury or illness. Crewmen and shoreside workers may be able to obtain compensation if they are hurt depending on the circumstances of the incident. Incidences that may qualify for damages may include, but are not limited to:
Slip and fall accidents
Injuries in enclosed spaces
Exposure to dangerous toxins
Traumatic brain injuries
Maritime law can be complicated and difficult to parse through. However, Mariner Law, PLLC is able to support maritime workers and come to the aid of those whose lives have been impacted by an accident to help them receive the injury claim they deserve through the Jones Act and Maintenance and Cure.
The Jones Act and the Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act (LHWCA) provide compensation for seamen or shore workers from ship owners, employers, and others whose neglect may have been the cause of bodily harm. Further, the ancient maritime law remedy of Maintenance and Cure may supply payment for room and board and medical expenses through a worker's recovery.
At Mariner Law, PLLC, the firm prides itself on knowledge and experience handling maritime cases. Maritime Attorney Adam Deitz is prepared to pursue compensation for you or your loved one. To find out what Mariner Law, PLLC can do to help, call (253) 600-2531 today and schedule a free consultation with a Washington maritime lawyer.
An offshore attorney may also be available to meet by appointment in the firm's Mount Vernon office (314 Pine Street #206 Mount Vernon, WA 98273).