When you think of an accident from a vehicle you often just assume it includes a car. The thought of any watercraft such as a sailboat or yacht, never really comes to mind. However, these types of accidents are very common and just as deadly....read more
Working as a seaman on a large vessel comes without a lot of dangers that other occupations don’t have to face. For one the fact that you’re out at sea with little to no access to outside resources in an instant can pose a lot of threats and dangers. In...read more
Going for a ride on the open water is one of the most relaxing things a person can experience. There is nothing in front of them, but salt water and fresh air. However, many boaters overlook the dangers that the open water presents because...read more
Have you ever heard of a maritime attorney? These are lawyers who are involved with transactions regarding pleasure boats, yachts, and other types of large marine vessels, that are rife with challenges. This can include taxes, regulatory...read more
When you are on vacation, the last thing you want to worry about it a disaster striking. That will only make your moments of paradise stressful. Imagine if you were on a luxury cruise and a cruise ship fire ignites. This could easily lead to a...read more
Cruise ships can be a wonderful time where you and your companions have plenty of stress-free relaxation and fun. These gigantic marine vessels, however, require certain safety regulations and must meet certain standards in order to function smoothly and...read more
Living in Florida is a dream to most of those living in the U.S. and around the world. Floridians have access to beaches, beautiful weather, and glistening lakes. Many love being on the water and there are times where this love can turn into an...read more
Are you aware that when you purchase a cruise line ticket, you are signing a contract with that cruise line? What does that mean in regards to a cruise ship accident? Here at Irwin Law Firm, we are here to provide you with our maritime attorney...read more
What exactly is a port of call and what does it mean to be at one? If you are on a cruise or some other means of naval transport, it is important to be informed regarding the various marine laws that surround landing and docking. There are...read more
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