Category: Crewmember S.O.S.

Two Women Medevaced From Carnival Pride, Six Hours Apart

Medevac rescues are fairly common at sea. When a passenger or crewmember aboard a cruise has a medical concern that exceeds what the on board medical professional is approved to treat, it is necessary to call in a medevac team so that the ailing individual can be taken to a nearby hospital. This week, not one but two women required medevac assistance from the same ship–the Carnival Pride–on the same day, just six hours apart.

London Law Enforcement Stages Anti-Terrorist Drill on Sightseeing Cruise

Terrorism against cruise ships is not out of the question, so it’s important that the authorities know how to respond in times of emergency. This week, London law enforcement stepped up to the plate, proactively conducting a live drill on a Thames sightseeing ship.

Technical Failure on Caribbean Princess

There are many factors to consider when booking your cruise.  From the destination to the offshore excursions, you’ll have a …

The Truth About Offshore Accidents

Offshore accidents can result in serious injuries for crew members or even death. Unfortunately, the truth about these types of …

Was the El Faro Maritime Accident Preventable?

There are many mysteries surrounding the tragedy of El Faro, the cargo ship that went missing after sailing into Hurricane …

Questions to Ask Before Taking a Job at Sea

If you’ve been offered a job at sea, you may be dreaming of all the exotic destinations you’ll be visiting. …

New Details on Fatal Fishermen Boating Accident

Last week, we discussed a tragic fatal boating accident that took place near Vancouver. Three fishermen died and one miraculously …

3 Common Types of Dry Dock Accidents

As maritime lawyers, we know just how dangerous the high seas can be. Many different types of accidents can occur …

What a Jones Act Attorney Can Do for You

When people think generally about maritime accidents, what comes to mind? Perhaps a powerboat crash? A boating under the influence …