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Seattle Maritime Claims

The Washington crab fishing vessel Ethel May has tragically sunk near the Willapa Bay Bar. Two crewmen have been reportedly saved by a Coast Guard helicopter, but a third crewman, Byron Fitch from Bay Center, remains missing. The Willapa Bar entrance is particularly...

What makes a vessel unseaworthy?

The Jones Act protects people who work at sea. It allows injured maritime workers to sue employers for negligent behavior, such as providing an unseaworthy vessel. We have discussed unseaworthiness in the past and it is far from a nebulous concept. It is a type of...