Maritime Injury and Wrongful Death Lawsuits

Exceptional Representation in Maritime Injury and Wrongful Death Cases

The maritime law attorneys of Stolpman, Krissman, Elber & Silver represent passengers who were injured while aboard a boat, ship or other vessel and injured maritime workers who sustained on-the-job injuries. We also represent survivors of those who died a wrongful death due to negligence.

Our Maritime Injury Practice Includes:

  • Passengers: Whether you were injured on a neighbor’s sailboat, a Jet Ski, a ferry or an excursion boat, you may have the right to recover financial compensation for damages caused by negligence. Our maritime injury lawyers will review your case and determine whether you have a case. To learn more, please visit our boat accidents and injuries page.
  • Jones Act Injuries: Injured officers and crewmembers working aboard ships, boats and other types of vessels on navigable waters are entitled to compensation for lost wages from the time of the injury, medical expenses, pain, suffering, disfigurement and mental anguish. If negligence or the unseaworthiness of the vessel caused your injury, please contact our law firm.
  • Death on the High Seas Act: This law regulates the compensation of dependents of those who died a wrongful death while working on a vessel while it was three or more nautical miles off the coast of any American state or U.S. territory.
  • Longshoreman & Harbor Workers’ Claims: If you were injured while working as a longshoreman, harbor worker or stevedore, it is important to have an experienced maritime injury lawyer review your case to see that you are receiving all the benefits and compensation to which you are entitled.

Boating Accidents

We also represent those injured in recreational boating accidents caused by the negligence of others. We have obtained significant amounts of financial compensation for victims of boating accidents and the survivors of those who died a wrongful death. We also represent crew members and passengers injured aboard commercial vessels in maritime injury claims.

Whether you were injured in a boating collision involving a power boat, sail boat, Jet Ski or any other type of watercraft, you can depend on our legal team to pursue maximum financial compensation for the full extent of your injuries and other damages.

Contact the attorneys of Stolpman, Krissman, Elber & Silver, LLP, to arrange a free consultation about your maritime injury or wrongful death case. From offices in Long Beach, our lawyers represent clients in the Los Angeles area and throughout Southern California. We represent client injured on the Pacific Ocean and in Long Beach Harbor, Oakland Harbor, San Francisco Harbor and San Diego Harbor.

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