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Crew members

Maritime workers face difficult, dangerous and often unforgiving job responsibilities. As with any other job, employers in these situations have a duty to ensure their workers are protected and treated fairly. A crew rights attorney can help you understand your...

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Passengers

There is interplay between the materials that are acceptable to use on a ship as opposed to what would really be safe in the conditions passengers will encounter on board a ship. It isn't always the same thing. For example, teak wood can become...

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Small Sample of Cases

  • Lewis v Norwegian Cruise Lines
    $125,000
    Seaman cut tip of finger off on non-dominant hand on defective band saw blade while cutting meat. Jury Verdict

  • Stowers v. Carnival Cruise Lines
    $350,000
    Passenger suffered fractured ankle after slipping and falling on slippery granite steps. Jury Verdict

  • Garay v. Costa Cruise Lines
    $175,000
    Seaman got bad knee surgery in Honduras where cruise line sent him for medical care. Jury Verdict

  • Ferrao v Royal Caribbean Cruises, Ltd.
    $225,000
    Seaman injured shoulder after slipping and falling on moist tiles outside galley. Arbitration Case

  • Scott v. Sun Cruz
    $290,000
    Seaman aggravated pre-existing back (spondylolisthesis) problem from heavy lifting. Case Settled

  • Gryczan v. Norwegian Cruise Lines
    $705,000
    Seaman suffered bulging lumbar disc from over work without adequate rest or work breaks.

  • Confidential Captain v. Confidential Yacht
    $4,200,000
    Seaman suffered below the knee amputation when owner drove boat into a reef. Case Settled

  • Confidential Seaman v Confidential Cruise Line
    $5,000,000
    Seaman suffered brain damage from botched resuscitation after heart attack on board. Case Settled

  • Confidential Seaman v Confidential Cruise Line
    $350,000
    Seaman suffered brain damage when abscessed tooth got infected. Case Settled