Millions Recovered For Injured Seamen And Their Families


Processor Arm Injury


Deckhand Leg Injury


Trawl Deck Leg Injury


Log Barge Head Injury

Alaska’s Premier Maritime Injury Law Firm

The Maritime Injury And Wrongful Death Lawyers Trusted By Alaska, Washington And Oregon Fishermen

With over 80 combined years of experience in serious maritime injury and wrongful death cases, the attorneys of Trueb Berne & Beard, LLP, successfully represent injured fishermen and their families in claims against vessel owners, maritime employers and maritime insurance companies. Utilizing federal maritime law and the Jones Act, our maritime injury lawyers have recovered millions of dollars in compensation for commercial fishermen and fish processors in Alaska, Washington and Oregon.

We are fully dedicated to seeking fair and complete compensation for our clients. We thoroughly understand federal maritime law, we know how injury accidents at sea can be prevented and we know how your injuries will impact you for the rest of your life. Let us help you get the financial compensation you deserve for your injury.


The Jones Act

Maritime Claims


Wrongful Death

Maintenance & Unearned Wages

Claims Against Fishing Companies

We Are The Go-To Maritime Injury Law Firm In Alaska, Washington And Oregon

Founding attorney Lanning Trueb is one of the most respected and successful maritime injury lawyers in not only Alaska, but also Washington and Oregon. Lanning is known for his dedication to clients and his ability to hold employers and vessel owners accountable for the injuries and deaths of their crewmen. From Dutch Harbor to Barrow and all ports, fisheries and canneries in between, we have the know-how to get things done.

Lanning combines his past experiences as a vessel owner, permit operator and Alaska fisherman with over 30 years of legal experience representing clients in serious maritime injury and death claims. When Lanning tells you that you have a good case, it’s based upon years of successfully representing injured maritime workers in thousands of maritime claims covering a wide range of maritime issues throughout Alaska, Washington and Oregon.

Life preserver hanging on railing of fishing vessel
Life preserver hanging on railing of fishing vessel

We Are Local, Experienced And On Your Side

Don’t let the host of shore-based injury lawyers who advertise themselves as maritime lawyers fool you. The complex body of maritime law governing seaman personal injury and death claims requires a local lawyer with a wealth of actual experience handling maritime injury and death matters.

Our team hasn’t just handled a few maritime injury cases – we have handled over 1,000 maritime injury claims. Based in Anchorage, our lawyers at Trueb Berne & Beard, LLP, have litigated major Alaska fishing vessel and crab boat sinking cases, including the Aleutian Enterprise, Alaska Ranger, Arctic Rose, Galaxy, Pacific Apollo and more. Let our maritime injury attorneys put our decades of maritime legal experience to work for you, protecting your rights and getting you the financial compensation you are entitled to under the law.

Don’t delay.

Contact us about your maritime injury or wrongful death claim today.