There was a fire in the engine room of the CORMORANT 1 on May 11, 2022. At the time, the vessel was in the Galapagos Islands. The boat sank as a result of the fire. There were a total of twenty-five people on board, who were rescued. It is unclear if anyone was injured. It is unknown at this time what caused the fire to break out.
There have been a number of recent incidents involving vessels. There was a fire on board the cargo ship KELLY ALAFIA on April 22, 2022. The Japanese tour boat KAZU 1 capsized on April 23, 2022 with twenty-six people on board. There was a deadly boating accident in Savannah, Georgia on May 5, 2022. There was an explosion on the chemical tanker GULF PETROLEUM 4 on May 6, 2022.
Our experienced lawyers handle maritime personal injury and wrongful death litigation of all kinds 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. The lawyers of Spagnoletti Law Firm have handled maritime lawsuits throughout the country including those involving capsized vessels.
The experienced and aggressive vessel accident attorneys at Spagnoletti Law Firm can help you understand your rights if you or a loved one was a victim of a maritime disaster. There are strict and short time limits on making claims related to maritime injuries, so please contact us online or call 713-804-9306 or 877-678-5864 to learn more about your rights.