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Airboat Accident in Alligator-Ridden Area Results in Two Deaths

By Michael F. Guilford, P.A. |

A devastating airboat accident near Cocoa, Florida, resulted in injuries for two men and wrongful death of two others, according to an article by USA Today. The airboat capsized in dangerous waters with a lot of alligator activity. The airboat accident occurred at approximately 5 p.m. on Sunday, November 12, 2017, at the River… Read More »


Cruise Ship Buffet Infects 200 Passengers with Severe Gastrointestinal Sickness

By Michael F. Guilford, P.A. |

There could be a deluge of passenger claims for a large cruise ship, after their bottomless buffet infected approximately 200 passengers with horrific bouts of vomiting and diarrhea, according to an article by FOX News. The cruise ship in question took approximately 6,000 passengers on a trip to Singapore. Approximately two weeks after leaving… Read More »


Ancient Shipwreck Found Near Cape Canaveral

By Michael F. Guilford, P.A. |

Discovery of an ancient shipwreck off the coast of Jacksonville sparked a legal battle between a treasurer hunter and the Republic of France, according to an article by The Florida Times-Union.  A private salvage and treasure hunting company located the shipwreck and filed a claim for ownership. The Republic of France asserted a legal… Read More »


How Does Florida Deal with Boat Accidents?

By Michael F. Guilford, P.A. |

Today we will explore how Florida law addresses boat accidents. Given that Florida has more registered boats than any other U.S. state, it is extremely important for Florida citizens to have a firm grasp on boating laws. Furthermore, consider that a report from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) detailed 737 boat… Read More »


Congress Tackles Sexual Assault on Cruise Lines

By Michael F. Guilford, P.A. |

Congress is taking aim at increasing problems with cruise ship sexual assault, according to an article by the Miami New Times. Aiming to improve passenger safety on cruise lines, the Cruise Passenger Protection Act (CPPA) also details specific regulations for sexual assault that occurs on cruise ships. The CPPA has bipartisan support in the… Read More »


Miami Cruise Line Sued for Jamaican Tour Bus Accident

By Michael F. Guilford, P.A. |

Passengers injured on a shore excursion in Jamaica are suing the Miami-based cruise line that organized the trip, according to an article by the Miami Herald. The passengers in question were on a five-day cruise from Port Everglades. The cruise featured a shore excursion in Jamaica, including stops at Dunn’s River Falls and Dolphin… Read More »


Liquefied Natural Gas Technology is Coming to JAXPORT

By Michael F. Guilford, P.A. |

A Jacksonville-based shipping company is rolling out a new line of ships powered by liquefied natural gas (LNG), according to an article by American Shipper. With the arrival of new technology in the marine shipping world, there will be implications for seamen’s rights. But before we delve into the law, we need to explore… Read More »


Maritime Legal Battle Rages Over Florida Teenagers Lost at Sea

By Michael F. Guilford, P.A. |

There is a legal battle brewing over two Florida teenagers who were lost at sea following a boat accident, according to an article by WPTV. After stormy conditions swept away the teenagers, the boat was eventually recovered in the Bahamas. But neither teenager’s body was ever recovered. The families of both teenagers are currently… Read More »


Accidents Resulting from Boating Under the Influence

By Michael F. Guilford, P.A. |

Nationally, fatalities caused by boaters under the influence have increased, causing needless tragedy and wreckage of families. In one heartbreaking example, five years ago, a New York mother lost her husband — and two young children lost their father — when he was killed by a drunk boater. For five years now, she says… Read More »


Illness Caused by Unsanitary Cruise Ship

By Michael F. Guilford, P.A. |

Many people save and plan for a cruise ship vacation for months or even years. While you may have looked forward to your cruise vacation during the dreary winter months back home and pinched pennies to make it happen, the same thing can happen on that exact cruise–penny pinching, only it is on the… Read More »

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