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Maritime Law

​Representative Cases

  • 3 Greek seamen Were severely injured while painting a lifeboat suspended above the bay in its davits While the ship was in Port.

  • The lifeboat fell 40 to 50 feet into the bay. The vessel was a Liberian registered ship but owned by an American. Suit was filed under the Jones act in general maritime law. The case settle before trial for over six figures.

  • A commercial diver suffered the bends after his breathing equipment failed while he was 80 feet underwater. We sued the employer under the Jones Act and general maritime law the case settled for six figures.