September 2, 2016

Collisions and Presumptions

The maritime industry recognizes certain navigation rules. In fact, collision prevention rules have been recognized from ancient times. Currently, the international law governing the navigation of […]
August 12, 2016

Discrepancies in Maritime Injury Claims

A recent maritime case punctuated the discrepancy in maritime injury claims regarding when the statute of limitations starts to run. If you are hurt in a […]
April 22, 2016

Insurance Indemnification: When Your Injury Does Not Qualify

Insurance is a part of everyday life. We need insurance to protect our homes and even our lives. In some instances, it is even against the […]
February 12, 2016

Winter Storm Affects Cruise Liner

Vacationers are often enticed to go on cruises, spurred by the promise of great views and warm weather. However, the passengers aboard the Anthem of the […]
November 6, 2015

Causes and Types of Maritime Accidents

Working on a maritime vessel can be an extremely dangerous job. To help reduce the risk of injuries, ships are required to be “seaworthy,” which essentially […]
October 10, 2015

U.S. Cargo Ship Sinks Near the Bahamas

It is rare for a large cargo ship to sink, but that is exactly what happened earlier this month, when the El Faro, a cargo supply […]
June 27, 2015

Suing Owners of Vessels and Limited Liability

Under the Jones Act, an individual who suffers injuries while working at sea is entitled to sue the employer and owner of the vessel for injuries […]