Tag Archives: Serious

ASTORIA WORKER SUFFERS SERIOUS INJURIES ABOARD THE ERGINA LUCK

A worker suffered serious injuries aboard the Ergina Luck early Monday Morning. The Ergina Luck is a 750-foot Liberia flagged bulk carrier vessel and was anchored near Astoria, Oregon. The Coast Guard was contacted on Monday by the agent for … Continue reading

Posted in Admiralty-Maritime Law | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Serious Slip and Fall injuries while anchored

A contracted workman slipped and fell into a bilge of the Ergina Luck while installing a recirculation system. The man reportedly seriously injured both his legs and back and was unable to walk. The Coast Guard assisted the injured man … Continue reading

Posted in Admiralty-Maritime Law | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Police Chase Leads To Serious Accident in Carroll County

Police pursuits often end up occurring at high speeds, placing the lives of those being pursued, innocent motorists and bystanders, and the police themselves at risk. These chases often are a result of non-violent infractions such as traffic violations. Reporting … Continue reading

Posted in Products Liability | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Red Light Running is the Most Common Cause of Serious Urban Car Accidents

In 2014, 32,675 people were killed in traffic accidents in the United States. Over 8,000 of those fatal accidents occured at intersections.  Most busy intersections are equipped with some type of traffic signal.  Some intersections have flashing caution lights, while … Continue reading

Posted in Injury & Accident Law | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Appellate Court: "Sexual Assaults and Violent Crimes on Cruise Ships are a Serious Problem"

Yesterday, I discussed the case of Jane Doe v. Princess Cruises, where the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeal addressed the issue whether a raped crewmember can pursue a case before a U.S. jury. Or does she have to appear before … Continue reading

Posted in Admiralty-Maritime Law | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment