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Our Firm

Who We Are and Why Hire Us?

Injury At Sea was started by Thomas C. Evans. Mr. Evans has been practicing maritime law since 1975, and began his maritime work as a longshoreman on the docks of Seattle in 1964.

Jim missed the Pacific Northwest and returned there in 2007 with his wife and three children. Jim is now a partner with Injury at Sea and a passionate advocate for those injured at sea and is a contributing member of the Washington State Association for Justice Maritime Section.

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Attorney - Partner

Phone: 206-527-8008

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Of Counsel

Phone: 800-732-7258

We offer over 80 years of combined experience in maritime injury legal representation working in association with highly qualified marine safety investigators, naval experts, injury experts, Board-certified medical personnel, physical capacities experts, job experts, and economists. We provide experienced maritime legal representation in all aspects of maritime injury, including injury at sea and shoreside situations, injured fishermen, deckhands, officers, merchant mariners, factory trawler workers, crabbers, ferry workers, longshoremen, cruise ship crewmembers and passengers, and recreational boaters. Maritime injury cases are all we do.

Our Pledge

Our experience includes litigation and claims representing injured workers residing throughout the United States, Mexico, South America, Europe, Poland, Czechoslovakia, Canada, Vietnam, Korea, Hong Kong, Central America, and Thailand.

We give our clients experienced claims representation on a contingency-fee basis. Please see information about Contingency Fees – No Fee Unless You Win on this website. In most cases, we do not charge for recovering medical treatment expenses, wages due, and maintenance (living expense) when these are part of a general damages claim. We also offer the financial resources to fund and pay for very substantial case preparation costs, such as the costs of experts in medical, naval, injury, and damage issues.

We provide immediate, no-obligation telephone consultation for maritime injury cases at the telephone number on this website.

NOTE: Please see Disclaimer. Representation on a claim involves potentially important and significant legal rights, and should not be based on this Web page alone.

Client Reviews
"Injury At Sea knows the maritime business from all angles…easy to work with, hardworking, straightforward, and professional. I was treated with care and concern. They were very helpful in my situation, told me exactly what to do, what to expect and the likely outcome. Five Stars." Chris, of Orcas Island
"...when they said they would not give John a liver transplant, my heart sank...for the first time in my life I hated being poor because I could not save my child...there was nothing I could do...When I was told Injury At Sea had obtained a Court Order to make the Company pay I cried tears of relief...without this my son would have had no hope of living...Thank you to Injury At Sea..." Mary
"Easy to work with, thorough and effective. Knows the maritime injury business from all angles including his own work experience. Tom was easy to work with, hard working, straightforward, and professional. I was treated with care and concern. He was very helpful in my situation, told me exactly what he could do, what to expect and the likely outcome." Chris