Could Inadequate Mooring Cause an Allision? According collinsdictionary.com, mooring is the act of “dropping a permanent anchor”, and the Meriam-Webster dictionary defines allision as “the action of dashing against or striking upon.” Unfortunately, if the act of mooring has any connection to an allision, it is because the mooring failed to prevent the allision. Near … Continue reading Could Inadequate Mooring Cause an Allision?
Under maritime laws such as the Jones Act, if you are hurt in a tanker accident due to negligence or unseaworthiness, you are entitled to compensation for lost wages, hospital bills and more. However, proving your employer’s dangerous operations or mistakes led to your injury can often be difficult without the assistance of a qualified … Continue reading What Should I Do If I Was Hurt in a Tanker Accident?
A New Hampshire man has been convicted on two counts of negligent homicide for a fatal boating accident that occurred on Northwood Lake in July 2012. The man was convicted by a jury on December 19 and is being held without bail. After deliberating for three hours, the Rockingham County jury came to an agreement … Continue reading Maritime Trial Lawyer: New Hampshire Man Convicted in Fatal Boating Accident
New Hampshire is located in the New England region of the United States. The Granite State is the fifth-smallest state in the country and its 18-mile long shoreline is the smallest of all coastal states. The New Hampshire State Port Authority oversees the Port of New Hampshire in Portsmouth. According to the National Marine Fisheries … Continue reading Jones Act Attorneys Represent New Hampshire Fishermen, Maritime Workers
The Portsmouth Patch reported that the Coast Guard rescued an unidentified male crewmember from the tug NAVIGATOR in the waters off Portsmouth. The rescue happened on Tuesday, July 9 at approximately 6:15 a.m., according to a Coast Guard news release. The crewman had to be medically evacuated from the tugboat, which was near Gunboat Shoals. … Continue reading USCG Rescue Crewmember of Tugboat In Waters Off Portsmouth
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