Maritime Law in Grays Harbor, WA
If you or someone you know has been injured in a maritime accident while working on a vessel or at port in Grays Harbor, contact the experienced attorneys at BoatLaw, LLP. The firm represents Jones Act seamen in claims against their employers, as well as longshoremen injured by the negligence of the vessels they load and unload.
Our lawyers have represented injured workers and passengers all along the Pacific Northwest, in Grays Harbor, Port Angeles, Longview, and Kalama, Washington, and nearby Oregon.
Contact BoatLaw, LLP at 1 (800) 262-8529 to schedule an initial consultation to learn more about how our experienced maritime attorneys can help you obtain the compensation you deserve.
Attorney for Maritime Law in Grays Harbor
Grays Harbor is located in Grays Harbor County, WA. It is situated in Southwest, Washington, about 45 miles north of the Columbia River and just 12 miles from the Pacific Ocean. The County seat of Grays Harbor is Montesano, and the largest city is Aberdeen, known as the gateway to the Olympic Peninsula.
Grays Harbor’s port has grown rapidly in the past decade. While timber logs remain a staple, the port moves tons of dry bulk goods like grain and soybeans. Grays Harbor is now the leading exporter of soybeans in the U.S. The twin deep water berths are ideal for “RoRo” ships designed to have automobiles “ride on” and “ride off”. It is also the number on seafood landing port in Washington State. A recently expanded railway system moves cargo unloaded from the ships inland.
With so much commerce dependent upon terminal operations of Grays Harbor, county authorities have made the safe operation and maintenance of its ports a top priority while the port continues to grow.
Types of Maritime Claims
At BoatLaw, LLP, our experienced maritime attorneys represent injured vessel workers. The typical causes of action asserted in maritime injury lawsuits are Jones Act negligence, unseaworthiness and failure to pay maintenance and cure. The seaman’s triumvirate of claims apply to most any on-the-job injuries, including the following:
- Lost fingers and limbs
- Torn rotator cuffs and A/C joint separation in the shoulder
- Torn ligaments in the knee
- Herniated discs and other injuries to necks and backs
- Repetitive Use Injuries
- Head injuries
Maritime Law in Grays Harbor County, WA
Our lawyers represent individuals who have been injured due to maritime negligence throughout Grays Harbor County, Washington. BoatLaw, LLP represents individuals residing in or working on vessels near the following areas:
- Aberdeen – 98520
- Amanda Park – 98526
- Copalis Beach – 98535
- Copalis Crossing – 98356
- Cosmopolis – 98357
- Elma – 98541
- Grayland – 98547
- Hoquiam – 98550
- Humptulips – 98552
- McCleary – 98557
- Malone – 98559
- Moclips – 98562
- Montesano – 98563
- Neilton – 98566
- Oakville – 98568
- Ocean City – 98569
- Ocean Shores – 98569
- Pacific Beach – 98571
- Quinault – 98575
- Satsop – 98583
- Taholah – 98587
- Westport – 98595
Grays Harbor Maritime Resources
Grays Harbor Superior Court – Visit the Grays Harbor County website to find useful links to the County government resources and information. The website is designed to provide easier access to government information, including public records requests, jail registration, and information on the commissioners. The Superior Court link discusses the Superior court’s jurisdiction, its location and the types of cases it hears.Grays Harbor County Superior Court
102 W. Broadway
Montesano, WA 98563
Honorable Stephen E. Brown
Honorable Dave Edwards
Honorable Ray W. Kahler
Grays Harbor Safety Plan – The plan was designed and created to improve marine safety and environmental stewardship in Grays Harbor ports. The plan outlines the standards of care for vessel transits and other related marine operations. The document has useful information about the administrative procedures, information on “good marine practices” as set by the Harbor Safety Committee, and other useful information.
U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington
1717 Pacific Avenue, Rm. 3100
Tacoma, WA 98402-3200
Grays Harbor Historical Seaport – Grays Harbor’s Historical Seaport is a non-profit public development company located in Aberdeen, WA. The purpose of the company is to further maritime history throughout Washington, Oregon, and California, all along the Pacific Northwest’s coast. The organization sponsors two ships and advances interest in the maritime industry.
Attorney for Maritime Law in Grays Harbor County, WA
The attorneys at BoatLaw, LLP have over 40 years of experience fighting for the rights of individuals injured in maritime accidents. Our clients include offshore workers, fishermen, tug boaters, and their families all across Washington, Oregon, Alaska, and California.
Have you been injured working aboard a vessel and are now dealing with the negative impact of medical bills and lost wages? Contact the knowledgeable attorneys at BoatLaw, LLP by calling 1 (800) 262-8529 today.
BoatLaw, LLP has multiple offices located in the Pacific Northwest, but for claims that originate in Washington, contact our Bellingham or Seattle, Washington office.