Californians see and use a variety of transportation modes every day. These modes range from taxi cabs to planes, trains, ships and semi-trailer trucks. From a legal standpoint, these transportation modes fall into two broad categories: private or contract carriage...
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Who is covered by Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act?
The shipping industry employs many people in Long Beach. Many of these jobs have inherent dangers. Workers involved in maritime accidents can suffer serious injuries. The injuries can prevent the victims from working, and as a result they may lose income, which can be...
Common maritime accidents
All forms of transportation have accidents. But the ocean is vast and, for many workers and individuals, presents the risk of accidents. Cruises Cruise vessels comprise major types of maritime accidents that can lead to maritime personal injury lawsuits by passengers...