A crew member on the fishing vessel CAPT. MICHAEL II was injured on October 14, 2022. At the time, the boat was off Port Aransas, Texas. The crew member sustained a head injury, and required emergency medical evacuation from the Coast Guard. The vessel is owned and operated by Nguyen HM from Palacios, Texas.
There have been a number of recent incidents involving vessels. There was a fire on the offshore supply tug AEGEAN STAR on October 6, 2022. There was a fire on the container ship TSS PEARL on October 6, 2022. A recreational boat struck a jetty in the Empire Canal in Louisiana on October 8, 2022. There was a mass poisoning on the tanker ship SEALION 1 on October 9, 2022. A boat struck a channel marker on the St. Lucie River in Martin County, Florida on October 9, 2022.
It can be dangerous to work in any industry when safety considerations are not taken seriously. This is especially so when working on a large ship. Safe maritime companies must ensure that their ships do not put the lives of their crew members at risk. Safe maritime companies must be proactive and take preventative measures, including regular maintenance and repairs, as well as ensuring its crew members are adequately trained.
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 vessel collisions.
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.