Category Archives: Maritime Law


Jan

27

2015

Disney Cruise Lines Facing Injury Claim from Longshoreman

Even Disney Cruise Lines is not immune to injury claims, this time from a longshoreman who was hurt while working to transfer cargo from the cruise ship to a tractor trailer. Here are more details as related in an article from the Southeast Texas Record, Southeast Texas’ Legal Journal… A longshoreman is suing over claims he was injured transferring cargo from a cruise ship. Daniel…

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Apr

30

2013

How can a lawyer help in maritime legal cases?

Cases involving maritime law or cases where elements of the Jones Act are included can be confusing. Maritime law is complex and in many ways is different than other areas of the law. If your case involved an injury at sea or an injury aboard a boat or other vessel, you would likely pursue the help of an attorney experienced with similar cases – not a…

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Apr

25

2013

Another reason to call a maritime lawyer after your cruise ship injury

  Here is another reason why you should contact a maritime personal injury attorney if you’ve been injured on a cruise. The simple reason is…  You’re bound to have a variety of questions that you’re just not able to answer on your own. An experienced maritime or cruise ship injury attorney can help you answer your questions. Importantly, an attorney can also help you ask…

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Apr

24

2013

What is a Maritime Personal Injury Lawyer?

  What is a Maritime Personal Injury Lawyer? A maritime lawyer is primarily involved with a special set of laws and regulations dealing with people who may be injured on a ship or boat, as a result of either a work-related or recreational accident.  And yes, often attorneys who represent passengers who have been injured on a cruise ship and want to file a claim against…

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Apr

19

2013

Maritime law is extremely complex – it’s the main reason to hire a cruise injury lawyer

Maritime law, unlike other legal specialties, is extremely complex and requires extensive knowledge of the law. Successful management of cruise ship injury and other maritime related legal matters also requires experience dealing with mediation and / or courtroom tactics. Cruise ship injury cases are complex and difficult to pursue The complexity of these cases and their successful management is one of the main reasons why…

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Apr

05

2013

How to choose a cruise ship injury lawyer to represent you

  If you’re injured in a cruise ship accident, finding the right lawyer to help you out can be a tough. You’re already dealing with the pain and frustration of the injury and now you have to seek out legal advice that could impact your health, finances and general well-being. Where do you turn? Who do you talk to? Who can you trust with your…

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Jan

15

2013

New York ferry Seastreak to resume service – questions remain unanswered

Seastreak, the New York passenger ferry that crashed into a dock last Monday January 9, resumed service today. At the time of the accident, the boat was loaded with 326 commuters and five crew members. 74 people were injured, including two who were left in critical condition. Early reports show that mechanical failure was the reasoning for the crash. NYPD investigators were told be crew members…

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Jan

09

2013

Lawyers Will Advise Injured Passengers In New York Ferry Accident

Inevitably, personal injury attorneys and boating accident lawyers in New York (and perhaps around the rest of the country) will be answering questions from injured passengers and crew from Wednesday’s ferry accident in Manhattan. Traumatic events like this accident can cause confusion and result in a break in normal daily activities. Once people have had a chance to ‘get back to normal’, questions will begin…

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Jan

09

2013

Ferry Accident Questions from Injured Passengers

In the aftermath of today’s Seastreak Ferry accident in the lower Manhattan area of New York, passengers and crew who were aboard the ferry will have questions regarding their legal rights and their ability to seek compensation for injuries they may have sustained. According to the New York Times, “a ferry packed with hundreds of commuters from New Jersey crashed as it was docking in…

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