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Spagnoletti
Spagnoletti

Call Us At: 713-659-0257

Call Us At: 281-870-4619

Due to precautions related to COVID-19, we have expanded our options for remote consultations. Please contact our office to discuss whether a full phone consultation or video conference is appropriate for your situation.

Engine Room Explosion on Blue Horizon Injures 4 Crew

| Aug 24, 2020 | Maritime Law, Personal Injury

An explosion in the engine room of the ro-ro ferry Blue Horizon on August 24, 2020 injured four crew members.  Luckily, at the time of the explosion, the vessel was in port in Crete, and had no passengers on board.  The injured crew members have been taken to a local hospital for treatment.

The Blue Horizon is a passenger vessel owned by the Greece-based company Blue Star Ferries. The vessel can carry up to 1488 passengers and 780 cars.

Our attorneys have extensive experience in maritime personal injury and wrongful death litigation and the skills needed to represent the families of loved ones who have lost their lives or those who have been seriously injured as a result of the negligence of another party. Spagnoletti Law Firm has lawyers admitted to practice in Texas, Florida and New York, and has handled maritime lawsuits throughout the country.  Our attorneys have previously represented the family members of foreign seamen who have lost their lives or been seriously injured in numerous accidents all over the world.

The experienced maritime attorneys at Spagnoletti Law Firm can help you understand your rights if you or a loved one was a victim of this tragic accident. There are strict and short time limits on making claims related to vessel accidents, so please contact us online or call 713-659-0257 or 877-678-5864 to learn more about your rights.