Experienced Maritime Attorneys BLOG

Staying Safe in Rough Waters

October 25, 2021

The ocean is one of the most beautiful and wild places on planet Earth, but it’s also one of the most dangerous. Injuries and deaths on the water are all…

What You Can Do If You Are The Victim Of Maritime Harassment

September 21, 2021

Harassment is not the first hazard people associate with working at sea, but it is a prevalent threat that causes serious harm for many mariners. If you suffered from harassment,…

Common Causes of Accidents for Maritime Workers

September 1, 2021

Dangerous accidents are unfortunately all too common for those employed on working vessels such as tugs and tankers. While every case involves unique factors, there are some mistakes that operators…

Women’s Work: At Sea, On shore, At Home, In the Community Exhibit

August 30, 2021

On September 9th a new exhibit is opening up at the New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center, called Women’s Work: At Sea, On shore, At Home, In the Community. The exhibit will shine…

What Are The Maritime Laws Regarding Marijuana Use on Ships

August 10, 2021

Despite the trend toward legalization of marijuana in the states, the substance remains classified as an illegal drug under U.S. federal law. In fact, federal law places marijuana in the…

Massachusetts Lawyer Weekly Features Experienced Maritime Attorney Carolyn M. Latti

July 23, 2021

A recent ruling from a U.S. District Court determined that Massachusetts courts do not have personal jurisdiction over the Panama owner and Singapore operator of a container ship that damaged…

More than a Job: Work and Community in New Bedford’s Fishing Industry Exhibit

April 28, 2021

If you have ever wondered what it’s like on a fishing vessel, now is the time to find out and learn about a scallop vessel. The New Bedford Fishing Heritage…

Royal Canadian Air Force and the United States Coast Guard Rescue Efforts for the F/V ATLANTIC DESTINY

March 8, 2021

Many thanks to the coordinated rescue efforts of the Royal Canadian Air Force and the United States Coast Guard for saving lives of commercial fishermen. On March 3, 2021, a…

Women’s Work: At Sea, On Shore, At Home, In the Community

March 8, 2021

It is with great excitement we announce that the New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center is launching a new project this month, WOMEN’S WORK: AT SEA, ON SHORE, AT HOME, IN…