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Compassionate Representation For Commercial Fisherman

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If you’re an injured West Coast or California commercial fisherman, an attorney at Brodsky Micklow Bull & Weiss LLP can help make sure you receive full compensation for your accident. Contact us for an experienced marine fisheries injury lawyer, and find out about all your rights — not just the ones your employer’s insurer or claims adjuster mentioned.

Despite all of the technological innovations of recent decades, commercial fishing remains one of the most dangerous occupations in the world. In fact, it may be even more dangerous now — today’s short seasons, long hours, and diminished resources put extra pressure on commercial crabbers, tuna skippers, and groundfish operations to work longer and harder than ever. That can lead to the dangerous equipment conditions and fatigue that result in serious accidents, and even death, in the Pacific fisheries.

The Kind Of Representation We Provide

Our firm represents clients that have a range of commercial fishing injuries and situations, including:

  • Deckhand and captain injury and death claims
  • Fisheries and processor worker claims
  • Merchant marine accidents

Whether you are the captain, an engineer, a deckhand, or a processor at the time of your accident, your injury is almost certainly covered under the Jones Act. Our skilled and dedicated California maritime attorneys work hard to help you recover full damages for your injuries. You are entitled to claim:

  • Lost wages to the time of trial on your claim.
  • Future wage loss, if you remain disabled.
  • Medical and rehabilitation expenses, both past and future.
  • Damages for your past and future pain, suffering, and mental anguish.

You’re also entitled to maintenance and cure from your employer until your recovery reaches the point of your maximum medical improvement.

Experienced Maritime Representation

Our commercial fishing lawyers have found over the years that most persons hurt in commercial fishing operations don’t know their rights, and frequently accept settlements far less than what they have coming to them. To find out what a Jones Act commercial fishing accident lawyer can do for you, contact any of the four offices of Brodsky Micklow Bull & Weiss LLP, by calling 510-268-6180 or toll free at 855-SEA-SOS1.

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