Wednesday June 29, 2016 In the recent issue of Long Island Boating World , Tim covers the duty to cooperate with marine insurance carriers. Whether a claim stems from a boating accident on navigable or non-navigable waters, collision, allision, salvage, or other type of personal injury, property damage, medical expenses, lost wages, etc., the policyholder will be subject to an investigation by the underwriter. What are the claimant's legal rights and duties in complying with and cooperating with the insurance carrier? Click the link above to read the article.
Tuesday July 12, 2016 Alcohol Issues in a Boating Accident - Long Island Boating World A federal lawsuit heard in District Court in the District of Maryland examined issues of liability in a boating accident where the passenger alleged the resort where the boat was moored should be liable for her injuries when the boat crashed into a stationary object.
Friday, August 26, 2016 Who is at Fault in a Maritime Collision The second part of this federal case that was heard in District Court in the Northern District of Illinois, Eastern Division demonstrated the application of the dominant mind doctrine, a admiralty and maritime law principle used to determine liability in multi-vessel collisions and accidents.
Monday, July 25, 2016 Who is at Fault in a Maritime Collision A federal case in District Court in the Northern District of Illinois, Eastern Division addressed the issue of liability in a multi-vessel maritime accident on navigable waters.
Tuesday, May 22, 2018 Insurance Coverage in Boating Accident If someone is injured in a boating accident, a maritime lawyer will examine coverage under the homeowner or marine policy. Compensation for injuries, medical expenses, and lost wages are governed by policy coverage in litigation and arbitration of lawsuits stemming from collisions on the water.
Friday, July 27, 2018 NTSB examines evidence in passenger vessel accident The NTSB has looked at transcripts of the Ride the Ducks passenger vessel that sank with a tragic loss of 17 lives in July 2018. Maritime attorneys have filed wrongful death actions involving the accident, and will likely be following the investigations involving the vessel's seaworthiness.
Monday, August 6, 2018 Maritime Law Statutes of Limitations Are maritime attorneys governed by the same statute of limitation in all maritime cases, whether involving boating accidents. Jones Act commercial mariner injuries, injured cruise ship passengers, medical malpractice cruise ship plaintiffs... or are there caveats? Tim covers this issue in the current issue of Long Island Boating World.