Veteran Shipbuilder Dies in a Shipbuilding Accident on Aircraft Carrier

A shipbuilding accident has claimed the life of a veteran Newport News shipbuilder.  The worker, who has not been identified, may have fallen into a tank while working on the aircraft carrier USS George Washington. This is a tragic example of how no one in the industry is exempt from the risk of maritime injury. […]

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Worker Awarded $10.3 million in Cruise Ship Compensation Claim

A food service worker employed on Celebrity Cruises’ Eclipse filed a cruise ship compensation claim for spinal injuries he suffered while working.  In arbitration, he won a $10.3 million award for his cruise ship injury, but his former employer is now suing in void the award. Maitre d’ on the High Seas The injured party’s […]

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Maritime Injury Lawyer Discusses Maritime Silicosis

Each year, millions of workers in the United States are exposed to crystalline silica.  Many of these workers do not know that this common mineral can lead to a host of health problems, including incurable diseases like silicosis and lung cancer.  At Maritime Injury Guide, our maritime injury lawyer wants you to be aware of […]

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Coast Guard Marine Safety Alert after Shipboard Fire in the Great Lakes

A bulk carrier cargo ship laid up for the winter experienced a devastating fire that caused major damage.   The damage was so extensive and the danger so great, that the U.S.  Coast Guard issued a marine safety alert regarding fire safety for ships in lay-up.  While there were no maritime job injuries in this fire, […]

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