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Medevac from F/V Resurrection

A 38-year-old crewman, suffering symptoms of a heart attack, was transported to Air Station Kodiak where he was placed in the care of awaiting EMS. He was taken to Kodiak Providence Hospital. Coast Guard Juneau received a request for the … Continue reading

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Medevac from F/V Golden Alaska

A Coast Guard helicopter crew hoisted a 28-year-old patient suffering symptoms of a respiratory infection from the fishing vessel Golden Alaska approximately 36 miles northwest of Cold Bay. The crew brought her to Cold Bay for further transport to a … Continue reading

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Lawsuit: HAL Refused to Contact Coast Guard to Medevac Stroke Victim

The Sun Sentinel recently reported on a lawsuit filed against Holland America Line arising out of a stroke suffered by a 65 year old woman while aboard the M/S Zuiderdam in March of 2018. Lila Graciela Kohn Gale reportedly suffered … Continue reading

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Captain and Rescuer Die in Disastrous Medevac Operation

On Wednesday, an ailing captain and his rescuer both died due to a poorly executed medevac. The post Captain and Rescuer Die in Disastrous Medevac Operation appeared first on LMAW, PA. Read more detail on Recent Admiralty Law posts – … Continue reading

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Long-Range Medevac Conducted 100 Miles North of St. Paul, Alaska

When fishermen or crewmembers working in Alaska are injured or fall ill, the U.S. Coast Guard is often called upon to medevac. But what if a vessel is far from assistance? In these situations, long-range medevacs are necessary. Follow the … Continue reading

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