Why It Is Important To Have Counsel For A Maritime Claim
You’ve suffered an accident or injury while working at sea. You believe you have grounds to file a claim and recover compensation, but you are not sure whether you should hire an attorney to represent you. At Trueb & Beard, LLC, we have worked with thousands of fishermen and other crewmen facing the same situation you’re facing now.
With more than 80 years of combined experience serving Washington State, Oregon and Alaska, our lawyers have seen firsthand how difficult it is for seamen to successfully take on powerful employers, vessels and insurance companies on their own, without the help of an experienced maritime injury law attorney. We’ve seen firsthand that working with an attorney gives you the best chance of recovering maximum compensation for your injuries and losses.
Navigating The Challenges Of Maritime And Insurance Law
Maritime injury law is an immensely complex, niche practice area. Navigating the procedures of a standard personal injury or workers’ compensation claim is difficult enough. Maritime injuries, though, have even more regulations, bureaucracy and limitations.
Employers, vessel owners and other parties want to reduce their liability as much as possible – so do insurance companies. Insurance providers often find ways to get you to admit liability so they can avoid paying full compensation. They also frequently deny perfectly valid claims or offer settlements much lower than what you need and deserve.
Why Work With Us?
Our team has a reputation as one of the premier maritime law firms in the region. We have recovered millions of dollars in compensation for clients and their families in the Pacific Northwest. Our skilled attorneys have:
- More than eight decades of combined experience
- Recovered millions of dollars in compensation for clients
- Appeared in state and federal courts throughout the country
- Obtained successful results in jury and bench trials
Perhaps most importantly, each of our lawyers cares personally about the people that we serve. When you work with us, you have a team devoted to upholding your rights and helping you move forward with your life.
Learn How We Can Help You – Schedule Your Free Consultation
When your physical and financial recovery are at stake, you deserve an ally like Trueb & Beard. We offer free, no-obligation consultations from our office in Woodinville. To set up a consultation with us, you can call 425-403-1900 or send us an email. We work on a contingency fee basis – there are no charges unless we recover compensation.