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Commercial Fishing - Click here to view all posts
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  • Commercial Fisherman Suffers Hand Injury - Maritime Law Remedies?
    A commercial fisherman was recently airlifted by the U.S. Coast Guard from a boat off Gloucester, MA as a result of a reported severe hand injury. While the circumstances are unknown, the fisherman is ...
  • U.S. Coast Guard Issues 2017 Light List
    Want to be a prudent mariner? The trick is not relying on one navigational tool alone. That is, the chart, navigational aids and the U.S. Coast Guard's recently released Light List should all be ...
  • Claims for Unpaid Crew Wages
    Not paying a vessel's crew his or her wages is a lot different than, say, not paying someone who does work on your house. That is, an unpaid crew member has unique remedies available under the ...
Commercial Vessels - Click here to view all posts
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Defective Vessels - Click here to view all posts
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Florida Maritime Law - Click here to view all posts
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  • Are Maritime Lawyers Better at Protecting Passengers than Cruise Lines?
    Although a cruise line obtained the dismissal of a personal injury lawsuit, it failed to recover its attorneys' fees and costs. This was the correct outcome and the cruise line was doing what, in ...
  • Claims for Unpaid Crew Wages
    Not paying a vessel's crew his or her wages is a lot different than, say, not paying someone who does work on your house. That is, an unpaid crew member has unique remedies available under the ...
  • Cargo Vessel Assists Yacht In Need
    Quonset Point, RI. Today, reports are filtering out of a cargo ship that recently assisted a yacht reportedly with an ill crewmember. You can see a picture of what is believed to be the cargo ship by ...
General Maritime Law - Click here to view all posts
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Law Firm News - Click here to view all posts
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Maintenance & Cure - Click here to view all posts
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Marine Insurance - Click here to view all posts
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  • Why Your Boat Insurer Isn't Your Friend
    Don't get me wrong, if you own a boat you're foolish not to have insurance. Typically marine insurance is divided between liability and hull coverage. The problem with marine insurance is that ...
  • Navigating Your Personal Injury Claim
    Somewhere south of the Mason-Dixon Line, a court recently dismissed a maritime personal injury claim. I read court decisions because they’re sort of like Coast Guard navigation circulars. ...
  • There's A New Wind Scale In Town
    What with Hurricane Sandy having come knocking earlier this Fall, it occurred to me that I ought to say a few words about the National Weather Service's new hurricane scale. This new scale is ...
Maritime Arbitration - Click here to view all posts
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Maritime Industry - Click here to view all posts
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  • Mr. America's Cup Meets Donald Trump - A Curious Story
    If you are looking for a brief break from the world around you, navigate over to www.dennisconner.com. Yes, the famous sailor who lost and then won back the America's Cup has his own website. ...
  • U.S. Coast Guard Issues 2017 Light List
    Want to be a prudent mariner? The trick is not relying on one navigational tool alone. That is, the chart, navigational aids and the U.S. Coast Guard's recently released Light List should all be ...
  • Seaman's Protection Act, 46 U.S.C. 2114
    A lot of maritime attorneys like defending the big guys. They like defending the big cruise line, the big conglomerate and the big insurer. Sure, everyone needs a defense but I don’t have the ...
Maritime Insurance Claims - Click here to view all posts
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  • There's A New Wind Scale In Town
    What with Hurricane Sandy having come knocking earlier this Fall, it occurred to me that I ought to say a few words about the National Weather Service's new hurricane scale. This new scale is ...
  • What's This About Rules and Hurricanes?
    Hurricanes tend to give rise to case law and in poking around I found just such an appellate decision from earlier this year. The issue that caught my eye related to the Pennsylvania Rule. Under this ...
  • John K. Fulweiler, Esq. Highlighted in the "Providence Business News"
    Quonset Point, Rhode Island. The Providence Business News reported today that maritime attorney John K. Fulweiler, Esq. assumed the Chairmanship of the American Salvage Association's Membership ...
Maritime Lawyers - Click here to view all posts
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Maritime Personal Injury - Click here to view all posts
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  • Commercial Fisherman Suffers Hand Injury - Maritime Law Remedies?
    A commercial fisherman was recently airlifted by the U.S. Coast Guard from a boat off Gloucester, MA as a result of a reported severe hand injury. While the circumstances are unknown, the fisherman is ...
  • Able Bodied Seaman Awarded $638,603
    If a vessel's crewmember is injured during his employment, he may be able to bring claims under the Jones Act for negligence or under general maritime law for unseaworthiness. It's ...
  • The 2010 Cruise Vessel Safety and Security Act
    When you are injured aboard a cruise ship, you may feel like you don't have any rights. That's not the case. There are numerous federal statutes and extensive maritime case law pertaining to ...
Maritime Warranties - Click here to view all posts
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Maritime Wrongful Death - Click here to view all posts
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New Jersey Maritime Law - Click here to view all posts
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  • Claims for Unpaid Crew Wages
    Not paying a vessel's crew his or her wages is a lot different than, say, not paying someone who does work on your house. That is, an unpaid crew member has unique remedies available under the ...
  • Newport R.I. Maritime Attorney Talks Seafarer's Wage Penalty Statute
    There's an incredible amount of self-serving legislative activity in this Country that's just not appreciated by its citizens. I tripped over what I believe is a good maritime example of this ...
  • Maritime Passenger Injury Claims
    Maybe you were a passenger on a cruise ship, dinner boat, harbor launch, ferry or your neighbor's Catalina 30 sailing vessel. And maybe in your capacity as a passenger you were injured, sickened, ...
New York Maritime Law - Click here to view all posts
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  • Here's Why You Need An Admiralty Attorney!
    Law school teaches you broad concepts and fundamental theories as well providing some tools of the trade. With a law degree in hand and a few years of experience under your belt, I'd wager most ...
  • NY Boating Accident Attorney Talks About Barge Collisions
    There are numerous navigational rules and regulations relating to the lighting and marking of moored vessels. These rules and regulations explain when lighting and marking is required, and the type of ...
  • Claims for Unpaid Crew Wages
    Not paying a vessel's crew his or her wages is a lot different than, say, not paying someone who does work on your house. That is, an unpaid crew member has unique remedies available under the ...
Passenger Vessels - Click here to view all posts
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Personal Injury - Click here to view all posts
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  • Able Bodied Seaman Awarded $638,603
    If a vessel's crewmember is injured during his employment, he may be able to bring claims under the Jones Act for negligence or under general maritime law for unseaworthiness. It's ...
  • The 2010 Cruise Vessel Safety and Security Act
    When you are injured aboard a cruise ship, you may feel like you don't have any rights. That's not the case. There are numerous federal statutes and extensive maritime case law pertaining to ...
  • Bear Trap In An Ocean Wilderness: Suing A Cruise Line
    "Sue the cruise line," is what he says craning forward to chomp on something while pressing a cocktail against his chest. "Going out in weather like that. What? There's something ...
Recreational Boating - Click here to view all posts
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Rhode Island Maritime Law - Click here to view all posts
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Towing & Salvage - Click here to view all posts
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U.S. Coast Guard - Click here to view all posts
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Vessel Documentation - Click here to view all posts
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  • The Hazards of Working at Sea
    Quonset Point, Rhode Island. Don't let anyone tell you that working on and around the water isn't dangerous. Case in point is the recent death of a Massachusetts lobsterman. Apparently he ...
  • There's A New Wind Scale In Town
    What with Hurricane Sandy having come knocking earlier this Fall, it occurred to me that I ought to say a few words about the National Weather Service's new hurricane scale. This new scale is ...
  • What's This About Rules and Hurricanes?
    Hurricanes tend to give rise to case law and in poking around I found just such an appellate decision from earlier this year. The issue that caught my eye related to the Pennsylvania Rule. Under this ...
Wind Energy - Click here to view all posts
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