Bellevue Washington Offshore Workers
Have you been injured offshore and are now dealing with the negative impact of sustaining such an injury? Contact the knowledgeable attorneys at BoatLaw, LLP by calling 1 (800) 262-8529 today.
- For your convenience, we have an office located in Seattle, Washington just a few miles away from the city of Bellevue.
King County Offshore Worker Lawyer
Bellevue is a city in King County, Washington across Lake Washington, a large freshwater lake adjacent to the city of Seattle. Lake Washington is the second largest natural lake in Washington and is fed by the Sammamish River located on its north lake.
Bellevue is the third largest city in the Seattle metropolitan area and has a population of 122,300+ according to the 2010 census. The city is bordered by Kirkland and Redmond, Washington.
Many people in the area are employed by the maritime industry and sometimes offshore accidents out of a workers control occur, causing them to be seriously injured. If you are an offshore worker and have been injured in an accident, it is important to speak with our knowledgeable attorneys as soon as possible.
Offshore Worker Accidents in Belleueve, WA
Accidents that occur offshore can have very negative consequences on a person’s well-being. Offshore injuries are unique from other types of workplace injuries and usually require serious medical attention. Offshore workers are typically covered by The Jones Act which is a law that helps injured seamen recover compensation for their injuries.
The attorneys at BoatLaw, LLP represent:
- Offshore workers
- Contracted employees
- Commercial Fishermen
- Dock and Shipyard Workers
- Tugboat Crew and Officers
- Oil Rig Workers
- Ferry Workers
- Commercial Divers
- Cruise Ship Employees
- Recreational Boating Victims
- Merchant Mariners, including able-bodied seamen, ordinary seamen, and mates
If awarded damages after filing a claim, things that can be compensated include the cost of medical bills, loss of wages, past and future economic loss, rehabilitation, and pain and suffering.
Area’s We Serve in Bellevue, WA
Some of the areas BoatLaw, LLP serve in King County, Washington include these neighborhoods:
- Beaux Arts– 98004
- Bridle Trails- 98033
- Clyde Hill- 98004
- Crossroads- 98008
- Downtown- 98004
- East gate- 98006
- Enatai- 98005
- Factoria- 98006
We also serve the cities of Seattle, Bellingham, Tacoma, and Anacortes, Washington.
Bellevue, Washington Resources
Although the Jones Act is a Federal Statute, you can file a Jones Act claim in either state or federal court. Bellevue does not have a county court, so maritime claims need to be filed in King County’s District Court.
King County District Court
1309 114th Ave SE #100
Bellevue, WA 98004
Phone: (206) 205-9200
City of Bellevue– Visit the website of the City of Bellevue to learn more information about the city.
Offshore Worker Law’s– Click here to view offshore worker laws from Tulane Maritime Law Center.
King County, Washington: Boating information-View King County’s government’s website to see boating information, recreation guides, boat licensing, water safety and other informative information. This website provides regional services to all residents of the county.
Boating Regulation Fact Sheet– Click this link to go to King County’s Boating regulation fact sheet. It discusses boat speed limits and negligent and reckless operations.
Find a King County Offshore Worker Lawyer today!
Were you or a loved one injured in an offshore accident? The lawyers at BoatLaw, LLP have over 40 years’ experience representing injured offshore workers in Bellingham, Seattle, Tacoma, Everett, Anacortes, and Bellevue, Washington.
Our attorneys are so confident in their abilities to pursue workers offshore injury claims that they do not charge clients anything unless a favorable recovery has been made. Contact the maritime attorneys at BoatLaw, LLP by calling 1 (800) 262-8529 today for a free and confidential consultation.
This article was last updated on February 6, 2017.