Experienced Maritime Lawyers
We handle all aspects of maritime injury at sea... including shore side situations.
Our Maritime Attorneys have provided legal representation worldwide for injured fishermen, deckhands, officers, merchant mariners, factory trawlers, crabbers, ferry workers, longshore, all branches of the merchant marines, cruise ship, oil rig workers and recreational boater injuries.
We work with highly qualified marine safety investigators, naval experts, injury experts, Board-certified medical personnel and health care providers, physical capacities experts, and job experts, representing anyone injured at sea or in a maritime situation, to get compensation for present and future losses.
Maritime injury is all we do.
As Seen on
The Discovery Channel
George Knowles, designated Best Lawyer by practice area, Admiralty and Maritime Law,
Seattle Met Magazine, 2010
+ $25,0000,000 + Combined total settlements.
$4,200,000 total settlements paid,
$1,800,000 total settlements paid
Alaska Ranger Sinking (8 claims)
$1,550,000 – Deck hand
Cable injury, death
$1,150,000 – Factory worker
Slip and fall
$1,500,000 Verdict – Deck hand
Slip and fall
$800,000 – Railroad Conductor
$800,000 – Wrongful death
Arctic Rose Sinking
$740,000 – Factory Trawler
$676,000 – Ferry worker
$625,000 – Partial Hand Amputation
575,000 – Post Traumatic Stress
496,250 – Hand Injury
$400,000 - Untreated Flu
So Lucky to be alive, Saved by an angel.
Over the years, we have grown accustomed to asking our clients surviving near death experiences whether they saw "the light" – the brilliant white light some say they see just as they are about to die.
- F/V IRENE H - Crewman Medevaced A crab fisherman reportedly injured his abdomen while pulling crab pots in Shelikof (SHELL'-luh-cough) Strait on the F/V IRENE H on Jan 13, 2015. Crew
- Skiff Hits Rocks - Two Rescued, One Charged A man and woman have been rescued after their 17-foot skiff ran aground near Kanga Bay, south of Sitka, Alaska, on Dec 27. Both being thrown
- Naval Base Drowning A boating accident at Kitsap Naval Base in Bangor, WA on December 11, 2014, caused the death of William Smith, 50, of Bangor, WA. Smith worked on base
Settlements Paid in Cash
Sometimes our clients elect to take their settlements in cash. Here, a very experienced crabber/longliner suffered back problems and we resolved his case within a few months, with a cash money settlement well into the six figures. The day of receipt of his settlement he was back under contract, going back to work in the Alaska fishery, with an enormous amount of tax-free cash in his backpack. We helped him find the best medical care, obtained a settlement promptly, got him right back to work once his settlement was final and sent him on his way with money to last for a very very long time. You can’t see the smile on his face in this photo, but we will tell you, he is one very happy camper!