Experienced Maritime Attorneys BLOG

Coast Guard MEDEVACs injured fisherman 90 miles east of Cape Ann, Massachusetts

February 4, 2022

An injured fisherman from the fishing vessel Sea Rambler was rescued by Air Station Cape Cod MH-60 Jayhawk crew medevacs 90 miles east of Cape Ann, Massachusetts on February 3,…

Massachusetts Lawyer Weekly Highlights Advocacy of Maritime Lawyer Carolyn M. Latti

January 31, 2022

The popular legal news outlet focused on the advocacy efforts of Partner Carolyn M. Latti in the wake of two recent federal court case rulings on seafaring tragedies.  Latti decried…

Be on Guard Against Sexual Assault as Sea Year Resumes

January 28, 2022

Last fall’s report from an anonymous cadet at the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy once again raised the ugly specter of sexual assault at sea. Her public account of rape during…

Maritime Workers are Vulnerable to Sexual Assault at Sea

December 13, 2021

Sexual harassment and assault can be horrific in any circumstances. When a victim is assaulted on a working vessel at sea, however, the nightmare may seem to have no end.…

The Dangers of Colder Water Temperatures 

November 8, 2021

As the temperatures in the waters are decreasing with the cold weather arriving, it is important for boaters to prepare appropriately when going out.   Even a temperature that doesn’t sound…

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…