Washington

Maritime Accident in Washington? Speak with a Maritime Lawyer for Free Today

With miles of Pacific Ocean coastline and navigable water access to many of the state’s major cities through the Strait of Juan de Fuca and the Salish Sea, Washington is a hub of diverse commercial water activity. From shipping to fishing, maritime workers in Washington have numerous employment opportunities. But, they face numerous risks as well.

At the Willis Law Firm, we represent injured maritime workers and their families in claims under the Jones Act, General Maritime Laws, and other state and federal laws. If you are injured on a cruise ship, cargo ship, fishing boat, gillnetting or seining boat, salmon fishing or longlining boat or any other type of vessel or processing boat, you are entitled to compensation for a maritime injury and we will fight to secure maximum benefits for your losses. Employers and their insurance companies often stand in the way of employees’ claims for compensation. We make sure their tactics don’t prevent our clients from recovering the benefits they deserve.

Washington Ports and Waterways

There are more than 40 ports in Washington. While most of these are located along the Strait of Juan de Fuca and at different points on the Salish Sea, there are ports as far east as Lewiston on the Snake River. The ports and waterways in Washington include:

Major Washington Ports

  • Port of Olympia
  • Port of Seattle
  • Port of Tacoma

Other Washington Ports

  • Port of Grays Harbor (in Aberdeen, WA)
  • Port of Allyn
  • Port of Almota
  • Port of Anacortes
  • Port of Bellingham
  • Port of Klickitat (in Bingen, WA)
  • Port of Blaine
  • Port of Bremerton
  • Port of Brownsville
  • Port of Central Ferry
  • Port of Clarkston
  • Port of Edmonds
  • Port of Everett
  • Alcoa Intalco Works and ConocoPhillips Ferndale Refinery (in Ferndale, WA)
  • Port of Friday Harbor
  • Port of Garfield
  • Hoquiam Harbor
  • Port of Ilwaco
  • Port of Kalama
  • Port of Kennewick
  • Port of Keyport
  • Port of Kingston
  • Port of Skagit (in La Conner, WA)
  • Port of Longview
  • Neah Bay Harbor
  • Port of Peninsula (in Ocean Park, WA)
  • Port of Pasco
  • Port of Port Angeles
  • Port of Port Gamble
  • Port of Port Townsend
  • Port of Benton (in Richland, WA)
  • Port of Semiahmoo
  • Port of Shelton
  • Port of Vancouver
  • Port of Walla Walla
  • Port of Camas-Washougal
  • Port of Wilma
  • Port of Woodland

Washington Coastal and Inland Waterways

  • Chehalis River
  • Columbia River
  • Hood River
  • Puget Sound
  • Rosario Sound
  • Salish Sea
  • Snake River
  • Strait of Georgia
  • Strait of Juan de Fuca
  • Willapa Bay

Have You Suffered a Maritime Injury in Washington?

A work-related injury could impact you and your family for years to come. To protect yourself, it is important that you speak with an experienced maritime attorney as soon as possible. Maritime accident lawyer David Willis has more than 30 years of experience representing injured maritime workers nationwide. To find out if you have a claim for a fishing boat, barge accident, river accident or other maritime accident in Washington, contact the Willis Law Firm today.

Contact the Willis Law Firm | Attorney for Maritime Injuries in Washington

At the Willis Law Firm, we offer free and confidential consultations to injured fishermen or maritime workers and their families in Washington and nationwide. If you would like to learn more about your legal rights, call 1-800-GOT HURT or contact us online today. Maritime attorney David Willis is licensed to practice in Texas and New York.

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