Navigating Legal Seas: John Fulweiler's Expert Maritime Law Guidance for Yacht Injuries in Newport, RI

Posted by John K. Fulweiler | Feb 27, 2024 | 0 Comments

John Fulweiler, Newport, RI's premier maritime trial lawyer, specializes in maritime injury cases, offering unparalleled legal expertise for victims. His deep understanding of maritime law ensures justice and compensation for those injured at sea. Trust Fulweiler llc for dedicated, expert legal representation in Newport's vibrant yachting community.

Maritime Law Insight: Navigating Crewmember Status (Are you who you think you are?)

Posted by John K. Fulweiler | Feb 26, 2024 | 0 Comments

Discover the Keys to Seaman Status with 'Saltzman v. Whisper Yacht': An Important Admiralty Court Decision Explained. This concise overview sheds light on the crucial factors determining crewmember eligibility, through the expert lens of maritime lawyer John K. Fulweiler. Unlock a deeper understanding of maritime law's intricacies and its impact on seafaring employment rights.

Does 2024 Supreme Court Decision Reshape Maritime Contract Law: The Impact of Great Lakes Insurance SE v. Raiders Retreat Realty

Posted by John K. Fulweiler | Feb 22, 2024 | 0 Comments

SCOTUS rules on "Great Lakes Insurance SE v. Raiders Retreat Realty Co., LLC", examining enforceability of choice-of-law clauses in maritime contracts against state public policy. This landmark decision could redefine maritime insurance and contract law, spotlighting legal precedence and state vs. federal law dynamics.

Maximizing Justice at Sea: The Essential Role of Maritime Lawyers in Navigating Maritime Injury Claims

Posted by John K. Fulweiler | Feb 17, 2024 | 0 Comments

Discover why choosing a maritime lawyer over a regular personal injury attorney is critical for maritime injury claims. Specializing in maritime law, these experts navigate the complex the Jones Act law and navigational law to get you maximum compensation. Their deep legal (and practical) knowledge as well as their strategic approach offer unparalleled advantages in court or negotiations, ensuring justice for victims of boat accidents and nautical incidents. Learn the importance of specialized legal representation in maritime cases for effective and comprehensive legal support.

John Fulweiler Writes on Limitation of Liability Act in RI Bar Journal

Posted by John K. Fulweiler | Nov 04, 2022 | 0 Comments

When a sailor is injured or a maritime worker is injured or when a crew injury occurs, a vessel owner and its marine insurer like to use to the Limitation of Liability Act to prevent recovery by the injured person. This isn't fair. John Fulweiler has a lot of success defeating the Act and had recently written an article for the Rhode Island Bar Journal about the Act.

RI Supreme Court Invalidates Civil Death Law

Posted by John K. Fulweiler | Mar 02, 2022 | 0 Comments

March 2, 2022, Newport, Rhode Island: Rhode Island has a civil death statute which essentially barred a person imprisoned for life from bringing a civil action. We like fairness in this world and that doesn't seem fair. Today, the Rhode Island Supreme Court invalidated the law has violating a fu...

Marine Safety Alert - Towing Vessel Steering Issues

Posted by John K. Fulweiler | Oct 28, 2021 | 0 Comments

BREAKING: Newport, RI: The U.S. Coast Guard just issued Marine Safety Alert 06-21 notifying mariners of the possibility of a hazard involving the way threads were machined that could cause vessel steering problems. This is a situation mariners should be aware of and recognize that losses or da...

New Legislation Might Help Maritime Claimants

Posted by John K. Fulweiler | Sep 27, 2021 | 0 Comments

New Legislation Might Help Maritime Claimants Everyone likes harmony whether it's Kansas belting out Carry on my Wayward Son or the simple no-drama setting of shipboard unity. Sadly, the sweet harmony of similar sound isn't something you find in the maritime law. Take for example, the 1851 Lim...

Big Maritime Decision from 11th Circuit!

Posted by John K. Fulweiler | May 06, 2021 | 0 Comments

Newport, Rhode Island: Big appellate decision just out from the 11th Circuit. It helps the boat owner by giving boat owners a chance to avoid the horribly difficult burdens imposed by the maritime law when it comes to marine insurance claims. The decision begins like this: This case concerns t...

Newport RI Maritime Lawyer Featured

Posted by John K. Fulweiler | Feb 09, 2020 | 0 Comments

PAN-PAN-PAN Newport, Rhode Island Maritime attorney John K. Fulweiler, a Rhode Island lawyer representing passengers and crew in maritime injury lawsuits and also representing individuals and maritime businesses in recovering money in maritime claims was featured on the website...

Maintenance & Cure

Posted by John K. Fulweiler | Sep 20, 2019 | 0 Comments

The obligation of maintenance is triggered when a seaman is disabled while in the service of the vessel no matter the cause. It's an obligation intended and enforced to protect the "poor and friendless" sailor – hey, those are the court's words not mine! But what if the seaman returns to work? D...

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