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Commercial Fishing Accidents

Commercial fishing is an inherently dangerous occupation. Commercial fishing boat accidents can happen for a variety of reasons - capsizing, sinking, fires, falls overboard, or injuries from heavy machinery or fishing equipment. These accidents often lead to serious injuries or even death for fishermen. 

If you or a loved one has been injured in a commercial fishing boat accident, contact our experienced commercial fishing accident lawyers right away at 833-PORTER9. We have a long track record of success representing injured fishermen and securing the maximum compensation they deserve. 

About Commercial Fishing Boat Accidents

Commercial fishing involves long hours at sea, facing harsh weather conditions. Vessel stability issues, overloaded boats, poor vessel maintenance, and lack of safety equipment can all contribute to accidents.

Common injuries include:

Commercial fishing has one of the highest fatality rates of any occupation. When an accident is caused due to the negligence or oversight of the boat owner or captain, the injured crew members may have legal recourse. Our attorneys at the Porter Law Group thoroughly investigate the accident to build the strongest case possible on your behalf.

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Crew members injured in a commercial fishing accident often suffer severe injuries that prevent them from working and earning an income. They may face expensive medical bills, lost wages, diminished earning capacity, and pain and suffering.

If you were injured in a commercial fishing vessel accident in the state of New York, don't delay in contacting our law firm for a free, no-obligation consultation.

Time is often a factor in these cases, so having an attorney on your side early on can make all the difference. Call us today at 833-PORTER9 or fill out our online form to schedule a free, no-obligation consultation.

Last Updated on January 3, 2024 by Michael S. Porter
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