Injuries and death to workers and private citizens that occur on or near navigable waters such as the Columbia River, Willamette River, and the Pacific Ocean are governed by federal admiralty law. Special rules regarding liability and damages may apply instead of Oregon law. A lawyer experienced in representing longshoremen, fishermen, shipbuilders, boaters, and water skiers may be of special assistance.
Robert Neuberger represents clients who have been injured on the water and the loved ones of men and women killed on the water, including workers injured at sea, on navigable waters, on tugs and barges, and while working in harbor. Types of cases include: