We Are Alaska’s Premier Maritime Injury Law Firm
With more than 80 combined years of experience in maritime injury law representation, we have repeatedly recovered multimillion-dollar settlements and verdicts for our clients. Commercial fishermen, seamen and family members of such workers rely on us to pursue full compensation for them after they have suffered injuries at sea or in the course of their employment in the maritime industry.
When injured maritime workers or their family members work with one of our lawyers, they also have access to the knowledge base that we collectively bring to the table. Each of us is dedicated to ensuring that our clients receive the compensation they deserve after an injury on a seafaring vessel.
Read about our lawyers’ respective backgrounds and qualifications below:
We Stand For Our Clients’ Well-Being Through The Jones Act And Federal Maritime Laws
For more than 100 years, the Jones Act has protected the rights of injured seamen. Alaska was not yet a state when Congress passed this law, but the law was specifically reworded to include Alaska once statehood came about in 1959. Other important federal maritime laws also apply to Alaska.
Our attorneys are deeply knowledgeable about all legal protections for hardworking commercial fishermen, fish processors, deckhands and other maritime employees, such as operators of tugs, barges and the ferries of the Alaska Marine Highway.
We fight for our clients’ rights to receive all benefits they are eligible for after suffering injuries or losing loved ones to fatal accidents at sea, on ships docked at the shore, and in other maritime-related situations.
Learn How Contingency-Based Representation Works In Your Favor
Initial consultations are free at Trueb & Beard. You may meet with one of our lawyers in person, by phone or through a video conference.
After you decide to work with us, we will begin investigating all the details of your accident and any potential claims you may have against a fishing company or another type of employer.
You will not owe us attorney fees until we recover benefits for you. We pledge full transparency regarding all steps in the process of pursuing the compensation that you need.