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Injured on an oil rig: know your rights

Working on oil rigs is often demanding and dangerous, probably one of the most dangerous professions in the country. Employees should have enough experience and safe working conditions in order to avoid severe injuries. Unfortunately it doesn’t always happen like … Continue reading

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Cap on Punitive Damage Under Fire

In 2008, nineteen years after Exxon's supertanker Exxon Valdez grounded on Bligh Reef fracturing its hull and spilling millions of gallons of crude oil into Prince William Sound, the U.S. Supreme Court considered the question of whether the award of … Continue reading

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2 killed in Norway cruise ship fire

OSLO, Norway (AP) – Two people were killed and at least nine injured on Thursday in a fire on a cruise liner operating on a popular route along Norway's craggy coast, officials said. Police said they received information that an … Continue reading

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Cruise Ship Fire in Norway Kills Two

The Associated Press is reporting that a fire on the M/S Nordlys cruise ship this morning killed two people and injured at least nine others while operating on a popular route along Norway's coast. The AP reports that nine people … Continue reading

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Can a Cruise Line Fire Me for Filing a Personal Injury Lawsuit?

Our clients often ask us if their employer (whether it is a cruise line or shipping firm) can fire them for simply filing a maritime personal injury lawsuit. Our answer is that they can, but they will open themselves up … Continue reading

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