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3 Things Not to Do if Injured on the Job at Sea

By Michael F. Guilford, P.A. |

If you are a crew member or deckhand on a U.S. flagged vessel, or work for an owner or employer who is based in the United States, you have certain specific rights under federal maritime law. Under the Merchant Marine Act – or “Jones Act” as it is better known – seamen who are… Read More »

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Jones Act Arbitration Cases

By Michael F. Guilford, P.A. |

In 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court again upheld the Federal Arbitration Act (FAA) with its landmark decision in DirecTV v. Imburgia. The Court again held that the FAA completely preempts state law on the application and enforcement of arbitration agreements in contracts. In this recent decision, the Supreme Court dealt yet another sweeping blow… Read More »

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Casino Boat Fire Claims Life a Life off the Coast of New Port Richey

By Michael F. Guilford, P.A. |

When ships catch fire, it doesn’t matter how far they are from the coast. A boat of any size can become a deadly inferno quickly, and passengers often have nowhere to turn and nowhere to escape. This is unfortunately exactly what happened just a couple weeks ago right off the coast of New Port… Read More »

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Miami Distracted Boating Accidents

By Michael F. Guilford, P.A. |

Florida has more registered vessels on the water than any other state. Perhaps this is why Florida also has the highest number of boating accidents, injuries, and fatalities each year. According to one report from The Florida Times-Union in Jacksonville, 2017 saw a 20 percent increase in boating accidents statewide. This is according to… Read More »

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