Despite clear design standards for ladders, seaman continue to suffer injuries because of unsafe ladders on ships, tugs, barges and other vessels. Examples of unsafe ladder accidents at sea handled by Kraft Palmer Davies, PLLC, include the following cases:
A seaman suffered serious groin injuries after falling from an unsafe ladder, resulting in urethral transaction, scrotal contusion and erectile dysfunction. Our Seattle law firm helped this injured boatman recover $477,000 in damages.
The chief engineer on a tugboat suffered back and neck injuries, ultimately requiring cervical fusion, after falling down a defective tugboat ladder. His settlement totaled $450,000 to pay for future medical expenses, lost wages both past and future and pain and suffering.
Helping Seamen With Injuries Suffered on Tug Boat Dangerous Ladders and Stairs
Every accident is unique, and these case histories are not intended to imply that we could achieve a similar outcome for you after a fall from an unsafe ladder on a tugboat. However, they demonstrate our knowledge and experience in maritime injury claims. Our personal injury attorneys are confident in our law firm's ability to maximize your chances of recovering the compensation you need after a serious injury caused by a defective ladder on a tugboat.
At Kraft Palmer Davies, PLLC, we are selective about the cases we accept to ensure our availability to give each client personalized attention and each case a focused effort. We welcome inquiries from anyone who has been injured at sea or who lost a family member in a tugboat accident. Initial consultations are free, and we represent injury victims on a contingency basis. You will not owe attorneys' fees unless we help you obtain compensation.
Contact Our King County Slippery Tug Ladder Injury Lawyers
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