Eureka, California is a city with a population of approximately 27,000 citizens, located on the Northern coast of California in Humboldt County. Eureka is one of the largest coastal cities between San Francisco and Portland and has one of the busiest commercial ports along the coast.
Eureka’s economy is closely tied to the Humboldt Bay, the Pacific Ocean, and fishing. Salmon fisheries began along the Eel River in 1851 and Eureka is now home port to more than 100 fishing vessels in two modern marinas which can berth approximately 400 vessels within the city limits, and at least 50 more vessels in Fields Landing. Catches include salmon, tuna, Dungeness crab, and shrimp.
Understanding maritime law in Eureka, California, can be challenging. Whether a person will be eligible to recover lost wages, medical expenses, and other damages after suffering from a severe injury during a maritime job requires a detailed understanding of the governing law, including but not limited to the Jones Act, and the facts surrounding the incident.
If you or someone you know has been injured at a port, on a dock, or while working on a vessel in Eureka, California, contact the experienced maritime attorneys at [Anderson Carey Williams & Neidzwski.
Our lawyers are skilled negotiators and strong advocates for those who have been injured due to the negligence of commercial maritime companies. We represent deckhands, offshore workers, commercial fishermen, commercial divers, and other maritime workers throughout Humboldt County.
Eureka and the Bay Area have a vast maritime economy. Anderson Carey Williams & Neidzwski recognizes the importance of a person receiving compensation for his or her injuries. For more than 40 years, our attorneys have successfully represented individuals in California, Washington, Alaska, and Oregon.
Call 1 (800) 262-8529 now to learn more about how we can assist you in obtaining compensation for a maritime injury or death.
At Anderson Carey Williams & Neidzwski, we serve from our San Francisco, California office individuals with various maritime related negligence and other issues in Eureka, California and throughout surrounding areas. Some neighborhoods which we serve in Eureka include:
Humboldt Bay Harbor Recreation and Conservation District – Visit this site to learn more about how tidelands, bays, and the estuaries of Humboldt County have unique and diverse management needs. Humboldt Bay is the second-largest natural bay in the state of California. The site discusses district operations in commercial use, recreational use, and conservation. Visit the site to learn more about anchoring rules, tariffs, U.S. Customs and Border Patrol, and other related matters.
Humboldt County Superior Court – The Superior court is dedicated to providing an avenue to the resolution of a dispute and enforcing the laws of the State of California. The court’s mission is to improve and provide for the needs of the Humboldt community.
Humboldt County Superior Court
825 5th St.
Eureka, CA 95501
Phone: (707) 445-7256
Humboldt County – Visit the official government website of Humboldt County. The website provides information on the Humboldt community, public administration, community service, public works services, among other topics. Here you can find links to useful resources regarding filing taxes or registering to vote.
City of Eureka – Visit the official website of the City of Eureka for more information on the various happenings around the City, including the latest updates in local legislation, upcoming events, and job listings. The site also provides links to information about multiple facets of city government.
If you or someone you know has been injured in a maritime accident, or if you are worried how your family’s lifestyle can change due to the burden of medical bills, missed worked, or other unfortunate consequences of a maritime injury, contact Anderson Carey Williams & Neidzwski.
Our attorneys are skilled advocates who will fight every step of the way to get you the compensation that your case is worth. We serve individuals throughout Humboldt County and in Eureka, CA.
Call 1 (800) 262-8529 now to schedule a consultation with one of our experienced maritime negligence attorneys.
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This article was last updated on Friday, September 14, 2018.