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Personal Injury and Maritime Attorney Preston Easley is a graduate of the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD. He served five years of active duty as a Naval officer — three years as a deck officer on a fast frigate and two years as a patrol boat skipper. Mr. Easley also served aboard a tank landing ship in the reserves.
During law school, Mr. Easley longshored and worked as a marine machinist at Todd shipyard. In over 30 years of practice as a personal injury lawyer in California, he has won landmark decisions at the U.S. Supreme Court, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals (Federal), and the California Court of Appeals which redefined seaman status, expanded vessel owner duties to longshoremen and ship repairmen, expanded Longshore Act jurisdiction, and expanded the rights of injured people, including construction workers and refinery workers.
As an attorney, Mr. Easley has personally handled numerous catastrophic accidents involving cranes, forklifts, dredges, barges, tugboats, and defective products and equipment. At the appellate level, he has been a pioneer in expanding the rights of injured people, frequently reversing lower court decisions and making new law. [Published Decisions]
Attorney Easley practices primarily in California and Hawaii. His clients include construction workers, longshoremen, shipyard workers, tugboat crewmen, dredge crewmen, pile drivers, marine construction workers, merchant seaman, and tour boat/recreational boat crews and passengers. His background in the Navy, and hands-on experience working in the maritime industry gives him a unique perspective on accidents.
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