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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.

Shrimping Vessel Sinks Near Biloxi

| Aug 16, 2020 | Maritime Law, Offshore accidents, Personal Injury

The United States Coast Guard received a report at about 4:30 a.m. on Saturday, August 15, regarding a capsized vessel off the coast of Biloxi, Mississippi.  A Coast Guard Rescue Boat was directed to the vessel’s location about a half-mile offshore.  Four people were resuced from the ship, a commercial fishing vessel named the Cajun Made.

Officials indicate shortly after the Coast Guard crew arrived on scene the vessel capsized, but the boat crew was able to rescue all four passengers. It is unclear at this time what injuries the passengers sustained.

Our attorneys have extensive experience in maritime personal injury litigation and the skills needed to representthose 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. 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.