Maritime Lawyer in Longview, WA
At BoatLaw, LLP, we represent tankermen, fishermen, deckhands, passengers, and other individuals who have suffered due to negligence and unseaworthiness. We are proud to have represented individuals living in and around Longview, Washington, throughout Cowlitz County, Lewis County, Skamania County, Clark County, and Wahkiakum County, WA.
If you or someone you know has been injured in a maritime accident, contact the experienced maritime attorneys at BoatLaw, LLP. Our lawyers have decades of training and know-how in negotiating with companies, litigating on behalf of injured clients, and advocating for the compensation that each client is entitled to.
The Port of Longview is located approximately 40 driving miles from our Portland, Oregon office, and 120 driving miles from our Seattle, Washington office.
Call 1 (800) 262-8529 to schedule a consultation.
Longview Maritime Injury Attorneys
Longview is a city in Cowlitz County, Washington, located at the intersection of the Cowlitz and Columbia rivers. The Port of Longview sees a variety of domestic and international vessels per day, from pleasure and passenger vessels to cargo, tanker, and fishing vessels. A variety of major transportation routes connect to the Port of Longview, including the Columbia River shipping channel, the railroad, and Interstate 5.
Federal law requires that all ships must be considered “seaworthy,” that is, they must be safe to use for their intended purpose. When a ship is considered unsafe, a worker injured in connection with unsafe work conditions may sue the owner of the vessel for Jones Act negligence and unseaworthiness.
Maritime Services in Longview
Our Portland, Oregon and Seattle, Washington offices handle a variety of maritime negligence cases throughout Cowlitz, Lewis, Skamania, Clark, and Wahkiakum counties. In particular, our offices serve the following zip codes:
- Battle Ground – 98604
- Camas, WA – 98607
- Castle Rock, WA – 98611
- Cathlamet, WA – 98612
- Centralia, WA – 98531
- Chehalis, WA – 98532
- Kelso, WA – 98626
- Longview, WA – 98632
- Ridgefield, WA – 98642
- Vancouver, WA – 98660-98665 and 98682-98687
- Washougal, WA – 98671
- Woodland, WA – 98674
Some of our most common maritime cases involve incidents that affect the following:
- Offshore workers
- Dock and shipyard workers
- Tugboat crew and officers
- Ferry workers
- Cruise ship employees
- Recreational boating victims
- Commercial fishermen
- Contracted employees
- Oil rig workers
- Commercial divers
- Merchant Mariners
Longview Maritime and Legal Resources
Cowlitz County District Court – the Cowlitz County District Court is a court of limited jurisdiction. The court hears civil, criminal, traffic infraction, and miscellaneous cases filed by the State Department of Fish and Wildlife, Department of Natural Resources, Cowlitz County Prosecuting Attorney, and other agencies.
Cowlitz County District Court
312 SW 1st Ave. S,
Kelso, WA 98626
Cowlitz County Superior Court – The Superior Court for Cowlitz County is a state trial court of general jurisdiction. The court hears a variety of civil cases, appeals from lower courts (District and Municipal Courts), appeals from state administrative agencies, serious criminal matters (felonies), and other matters. There are five full-time elected Judges who hear all matters and numerous Superior Court Commissioners who hear various cases.
Cowlitz County Superior Court
312 SW 1st Ave, Floor 2
Kelso, WA 98626
Cowlitz County, WA Offshore Attorney
At BoatLaw, LLP, our attorneys have over 40 years of experience litigating maritime claims for individuals injured on vessels of various kinds. We represent injured individuals, or their families in the event of wrongful death, throughout Washington, California, Oregon, and Alaska.
If you have been injured in an offshore maritime accident, contact BoatLaw, LLP.
Call 1 (800) 262-8529 now.
This article was last updated on Friday, September 14, 2018.