slip trip and fall, maritime injury

Slip, Trip and Fall Hazards Most Common Cause of Maritime Injuries

The maritime industry requires workers to perform tasks in dynamic environments.  Workers in shipyards, on vessels or near docks face unique hazards that can cause serious injuries or death if accidents occur.  That is why it is so important to recognize maritime injury risks and take measures to prevent accidents. One of the most common […]

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wrongful death lawsuit, maritime law

Families File Wrongful Death Lawsuit after Louisiana Barge Collision

Two families have filed a wrongful death lawsuit after each lost a loved one in a barge collision in January 2020.  Shawn Pucheu and Matthew Brigalia were onboard the RC Creppel barge when it collided with another barge in January 2020.  After the collision, the RC Creppel sank in the Mississippi River in St. Charles […]

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cruise ship passengers, gastrointestinal illness

Gastrointestinal Illness Affecting Hundreds of Cruise Ship Passengers

Traveling on a cruise ship is a great adventure that millions of people embark on each year.  Food, drink, entertainment and mingling with friends old and new – these are all reasons why cruises are popular.  Unfortunately, these very amenities contribute to the risk of illness on cruise ships.  Gastrointestinal illness is one of the […]

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maritime injuries, maritime accident

What are the Most Common Causes of Maritime Injuries?

Working in the maritime industry can be incredibly rewarding.  Many people find this industry to be lucrative and full of adventure.  Unfortunately, it is an industry that is not without risk.  Maritime injuries happen more frequently than injuries in most other industries.  In today’s post, we take a look at some of the most common […]

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