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Injured Fisherman Airlifted Near Beach Haven

The United States Coast Guard airlifted a fisherman who sustained a bad cut on a fishing vessel off the coast of Beach Haven, New Jersey on Sunday. The injured fisherman is a 22-year-old mariner who was working aboard the Captain Bob, which was operating 110 miles east of Beach Haven, when the injury was sustained. Both the individual’s name and the cause of injury have not been reported, however the fisherman did sustain a long serious cut below his elbow across the width of his arm. The individual was airlifted to AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center for treatment.
The maritime lawyers at Beard Stacey Trueb and Jacobsen represent injured mariners throughout the nation in claims involving the Jones Act and General Maritime Law. For any questions regarding maritime law or injuries sustained while working aboard a vessel, contact us at 206.282.3100 or visit our website at

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