Maritime Personal Injury

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Maritime personal injury laws are constantly evolving – have your practices evolved with them? When your maritime personal injury case begins to resemble a ship taking on water, you need to know how to work the pumps. Admiralty is a unique area of law with many special rules and procedures. These reference materials will assist the nonmaritime practitioner and others involved in maritime personal injury claims in recognizing issues that are important to your case. These reference materials will provide the perspective from both sides of the aisle: defendant and plaintiff. You will gain useful information regarding claims brought by crewmembers, longshore workers and passengers. Benefits for You •Ascertain appropriate remedies for seamen, longshore and harbor workers •Decipher jurisdictional and procedural intricacies of maritime personal injury claims •Discover issues, pitfalls and developments in passenger personal injury claims •Get strategies for handling a Jones Act Claim
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Nina Mitchell – Moderator

Holmes Weddle & Barcott, P.C.

  • Shareholder in law firm Holmes Weddle & Barcott, P.C.
  • Maritime defense attorney since 1999
  • Speaker at Marine Insurance Association of Seattle, Puget Sound Maritime Claims Association and Northwest Longshore Administrators events
  • Can be contacted at 206-292-8008 or [email protected]

James M. Beard

Beard Stacey & Jacobsen, LLP

  • Partner in the law firm of Beard Stacey & Jacobsen, LLP which focuses on maritime injury claims for the past 25 years
  • Devoted to representing the rights of people injured through negligence of others
  • For the past 10 years Beard Stacey & Jacobsen, LLP has tried maritime injury claims throughout the Pacific Northwest, including the landmark punitive damage case of Clausen v. Icicle Seafoods
  • Beard represented families in wrongful death claims following the tragic losses of many vessels including the Aleutian Enterprise, Galaxy, Arctic Rose, Alaska Ranger, and Katmai: and handling catastrophic injury cases such as Jarry v. Trident Seafoods, Sparks v. Seaspan International, West v. Fairfax Hospital, Johnson v. State of Washington, and Laula v. FCA

David Bratz

LeGros Buchanan & Paul

  • Practiced maritime law with LeGros, Buchanan & Paul for more than 20 years
  • Represents vessel owners and maritime employers in all aspects of maritime litigation, in federal and state court, and in federal and state agencies including the U.S. Coast Guard, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, National Labor Relations Board and analogous state agencies in Washington and Alaska
  • Managed the defense of vessel owners in several high profile sinking and major casualty claims
  • Tried numerous maritime injury (or alleged injury) cases to successful results in federal and state courts in Washington and Alaska
  • Regularly speaks on risk management and claims issues to maritime industry and employer groups
  • Recognized as a Washington Super Lawyer
  • J.D. degree, with honors, University of Washington School of Law; B.A. degree in philosophy, magna cum laude, Western Washington University

Charles M. Davis

Law Office of Charles M. Davis

  • Maritime lawyer, various Seattle area law firms, with responsibility for administrative processes and litigation relative to maritime collisions; pollution; cargo loss and damage; personal injuries and death; product liability; salvage; marine insurance; maritime personnel licensing and disciplinary matters; and maritime business issues
  • Deck officer with various offshore steamship operators
  • Admitted to the Washington State Bar Association and United States District Court Western District of Washington
  • Frequent seminar speaker on maritime issues
  • J.D. degree, University of Washington School of Law; B.S. degree, United States Merchant Marine Academy

John Merriam

John Merriam, Attorney at Law

  • Practiced maritime law since 1982 and started own firm in 1996
  • Restricts practice to the representation of claimants for maritime injury and wages
  • Selected as a 2011 Washington Super Lawyer
  • Unlicensed seaman in the U.S. merchant marine from 1970 to 1982 while working his way through college and law school
  • Served aboard 17 freighters and tankers in 12 different job classifications for the deck, engine and steward departments
  • Received a scholarship for law school tuition from the Seafarers’ International Union

Paul S. Smith

Forsberg & Umlauf, P.S.

  • Attorney with Forsberg & Umlauf, P.S.
  • Practice focuses on insurance defense litigation, insurance coverage, construction defects, Jones Act cases, maritime personal injury defense, and other admiralty defense litigation
  • Former president, Puget Sound Maritime Claims Association
  • Representation of a stevedoring company in connection with high-value cargo damaged at a terminal facility
  • Presenter: “Covenant Judgments, Duties of Defense Counsel and Insurers,” Marine Insurance Association of Seattle, December 2010
  • J.D. degree, Seattle University School of Law; B.A. degree, University of Washington
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