Daily Archives: November 11, 2014

Today, many conflicts are resolved through alternative methods to court proceedings. Unfortunately, most of the crew member contracts today have an arbitration clause in them. An arbitration clause requires the parties to arbitrate any disputes arising under the contract. The contract may specify the number of arbitrators (usually one or three) and who they will […]


General Maritime Attorney Before the Jones Act, the General Maritime Law was created from court decisions that determined the rights of seamen. This is also commonly referred to as “Admiralty Law” and is used to govern all offshore questions, injuries, and other offenses. This law provides additional remedies for injured seamen and their family members. […]

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