May 2017

What If I Was Injured While Working At Sea?

2019-06-19T13:09:37-05:00May 16th, 2017|Maritime Accidents|

Injured At Sea Some laws govern how injuries and accidents that occur on ships or other seagoing vessels. These rules are called “Maritime laws” or “Admiralty laws.” The content of these statutes pertains to the relationship between private individuals and businesses that are involved with ocean-based commerce. The entities could include sailors, [...]

Liability for Passengers Injured Aboard a Cruise Ship

2019-08-05T13:30:44-05:00May 10th, 2017|Boating Accidents|

Cruise Ship Injury Liability Cruise ships are considered “common carriers,” meaning they are obliged to an individual duty of reasonable care to the passengers. Cruise liners must use the highest degree of care in protecting their passengers from harm. Another obligation of cruise ships is to ensure the passengers arrive [...]