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Right to Compensation

An employer must provide their crew a reasonably safe place to work. When a seaman qualifies for compensation, the seaman is eligible to sue their employer or the vessel itself for negligence or unseaworthiness respectively, if they feel their safety aboard the vessel is compromised.

If you or a loved one have been denied your right to compensation by an employer it is advisable to contact an attorney with experience in maritime law, who can fight for your right to proper compensation.

Attorney for Compensation Claims in Washington, California, Alaska, and Oregon

At Anderson Carey Williams & Neidzwski ensuring seamen are properly compensated for their injury and the expenses it entails is our top concern. If you or a loved one was injured on a vessel in the Pacific Northwest or the surrounding areas and hasn’t received proper compensation contact Anderson Carey Williams & Neidzwski as soon as possible.

Our compensation lawyers represent clients in the Pacific Northwest and the surrounding areas. Call 1 (800) 262-8529 for a free, no obligation consultation to have maritime attorneys review your case.


To qualify for compensation the seaman must have:

Unsafe working conditions while on a ship include:

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Attorneys for Compensation in the Pacific Northwest

If you or your loved one was injured while working on a vessel in the Pacific Northwest and any of the surrounding areas, you may be entitled to compensation. Contact Anderson Carey Williams & Neidzwski.

At Anderson Carey Williams & Neidzwski, maritime attorneys represent clients in the Pacific Northwest and many other surrounding areas with offices in Bellingham and Seattle, WA, Portland, OR, and San Francisco, CA. Their Seattle office is conveniently located off of the I-5 Express making it easily accessible to those in King County and neighboring areas.

Call 1 (800) 262-8529 today for a free no obligation consultation to review your case with a maritime attorney.


This article was last updated on Tuesday, July 31, 2018.

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