As one can imagine, diving underwater and operating welding equipment poses many dangers, from drowning, attacks from marine life, and the bends. According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), employers must ensure that safety measures are in place to prevent injuries and fatalities. Still, even the most experienced divers can suffer life-threatening injuries …
When you suffer a maritime injury, you are facing a much different situation than with any other type of personal injury. At Laborde Earles Injury Lawyers, we have created these blog posts to help you better understand the unique laws that govern these types of accidents.
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If you have suffered a maritime injury, you will likely need help navigating the legal waterways. We offer free, no-obligation case evaluations to maritime accident victims. Simply give us a call or fill out our online contact form to schedule an appointment. One of our maritime lawyers will review your case and inform you of your legal options for pursuing compensation.
Congratulations to Connor Bradley of Morro Bay, CA., the recipient of our Maritime Workers Scholarship. The scholarship is open to any incoming or current college student who is studying engineering, mechanics, or other related maritime careers. Connor, 19, a recent graduate of Morro Bay High School, will attend the Cal Maritime Academy in Vallejo, CA., …
KATC reports on an oil rig accident in the Gulf of Mexico that killed one worker on the Petrobras 10,000 drillship.
Working on a ship poses many dangers. If the employees on board aren’t careful, they can easily be injured.