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Pleasure Boat Collides With Barge Leaving 1 Dead, 3 Hospitalized

An early morning collision occurred on Sunday, November 19th between a boat and barge which left one woman dead and three others hospitalized. The cause of the crash is under further investigation, but according to a news release from the U.S. Coastguard, it was the boat that crashed into the barge around 4:15 a.m. near […] Read More

Consumer alert – HCC Life Short Term Health Insurance

Our firm has become aware of this health insurance product that has been marketed to consumers as an inexpensive way to get major medical health care coverage.  Unfortunately, the HCC Life short-term health insurance product may not live up to the hype. We currently have one lawsuit filed against HCC Life and are investigating others. […] Read More

Recovering Damages Through The Jones Act

Unfortunately, federal and state workers’ compensation laws are tailored to land-based employees and often exclude individuals who earn their living as seamen. Because of this, maritime workers injured at sea or on other waterways must rely on the Jones Act and other maritime law. What is the Jones Act? The Jones Act is more formally […] Read More

Hurricane Harvey: Insurance Implications

Hurricane Harvey recently swept through parts of Alabama. Take the following steps to help you navigate the often complex residential or commercial insurance claims process: Contact your insurance company as soon as possible to report the claim. This is a very important step, even if your insurer’s claims center says it’s unnecessary to call in […] Read More