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Maritime Law

How does the LHWCA work?

The Longshore and Harbor Worker's Compensation Act provides protection for workers injured on the job in the maritime industry. It is like the workers' compensation program for the industry because traditional programs do not cover it. The U.S. Department of Labor...

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3 cruise-ship injuries

Passengers on cruise ships want to see the sights. They want to travel in style. They want many things, but nobody wants an injury. Most cruise line operators have strict safety regulations, and most captains run a tight ship. However, onboard accidents still often...

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