By: Dennis M. O'Bryan on April 23, 2014

The Supreme Court recently denied further review to a ruling Dennis M. O’Bryan achieved in the federal district court in Manhattan against Maersk Line, Ltd. (the largest shipping company) in the world – holding that crewmembers who receive maintenance and cure as well as unearned wages, are entitled …

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By: Kirk Karamanian, Esq. on January 31, 2014

Following the U.S. Supreme Court’s lead in Atlantic Sounding Co., Inc. v. Townsend, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals in McBride v Estis Well Service, LLC, 731 F.3d 505 (5th Cir. 2013), became the first federal appellate court to hold that punitive damages are once again available to a seaman in an …

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By: 1-800-OBRYANS on January 9, 2014

Want to learn more about Jones Act? We’ve got you covered. Read below for a quick overview and learn how a Jones Act Lawyer can help you recover damages after an injury at sea.

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By: 1-800-OBRYANS on December 27, 2013

The danger of hurricanes has been well documented over the last decade. From Katrina to Irene, we know all too well the unfathomable destruction a hurricane can cause. With weather becoming more and more extreme, it’s important to be prepared for a hurricane if you live on or near the ocean. When a …

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By: 1-800-OBRYANS on December 27, 2013

International cruises are a great way to see different parts of the world at a relatively low cost. If you’ve never embarked on an international cruise, keep one in mind for your next vacation. But don’t set sail without first reading these 8 tips for first-time international cruise-goers. 1)   Ther …

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