Latti & Anderson LLP is proud to be a sponsor at the New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center’s At Anchor Kickoff Event and invites you to attend. The benefit will feature an online auction that will kick off during the event and be available through October 10, 2020. Purchase a “Bounty of the SouthCoast” Coupon & … Continue reading At Anchor: A Stay-At-Home Soirée Benefiting New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center
Maritime attorneys from Latti & Anderson LLP were recently mentioned in a Cape Cod Times article detailing the Steamship Authority crash lawsuit. Attorneys Carolyn Latti and Jonathan Gilzean successfully represented claimants in receiving a fair settlement in regard to each client’s personal injury from the maritime accident. If you have questions or need a … Continue reading Latti & Anderson Attorneys Represent Steamship Authority Claimants
Covid-19 has impacted the entire fishing industry from limited trips to low-price on catch. Unfortunately, fishermen are exposed to Covid-19 on fishing vessels and contracting the virus. Latti & Anderson LLP has received calls from fishermen who have contracted the virus, wondering what their rights are while they are recuperating and after they have recovered. … Continue reading What Employment Rights Are Available To Fishermen Who Have Been Affected By Covid-19?
Working on any type of vessel with the Covid-19 pandemic can be a challenging situation. For crew members issues such as the following may arise: What happens if I get Covid-19 after working on a vessel – what are my rights? What if my symptoms appear once I return home and I have to quarantine … Continue reading How Are Fishermen Protected Under Maritime Law Against Illness Like COVID-19?
Whether it is a result of the Covid-19 pandemic or not, boat owners appear to have fallen on hard times and crew members are suffering. Recently, Latti & Anderson LLP has received an increase in calls from fishermen who have not been paid their wages from completed fishing trips. Vessel owners know that it’s going … Continue reading Fishermen: Not Getting Paid Wages from Fishing Trips?