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United States Coast Guard Rescues 3 People From Sinking Yacht

On November 1st, the United States Coast Guard rescued 3 individuals from a sinking 72-foot wooden motor yacht not too far from New Haven, Connecticut. The U.S. Coast Guard NYC and Tri-State area Twitter account, @USCG_Tri_State, posted updates on Monday afternoon. “No injuries were reported, but the cause of the flooding is currently unknown.” As… Read More

Boatlaw Featured In FOX KTVU Article

A German ship is currently under investigation by the U.S. Coast Guard. Investigators say that the ship might have been involved in the pipeline leaks that fouled southern California beaches, killing wildlife and their habitats. Our very own maritime injury attorney Adam Deitz had a chance to add his input to the situation as he… Read More

New Staten Island Ferry Named After Fallen Soldier Headed to NYC

SSG Michael H. Ollis, departed ESG’s facility in Port St. Joe last Friday, fully certified and passenger ready. The ship was constructed by Eastern Shipbuilding Group, and it is the first of three new Ollis-class ferries for New York City’s Staten Island Ferry service. The Ollis boat is named after U.S. Army soldier Staff Sgt…. Read More

Why Float Plans Save Lives

With recreational boating season well underway, the attorneys at ACW&N want everyone to stay safe while enjoying the water.  A float plan is a great way for boaters to keep safe this summer. It’s always important to have a game plan when you’re operating a vessel out in the ocean, harbor, or sound. When an… Read More

Seastreak Ferry Runs Aground in NYC, 125 Passengers On Board

A ferry with 125 people on board ran aground Saturday afternoon in New York City. First responders, including law enforcement officers and the U.S. Coast Guard, rushed to the scene shortly after 4 p.m. According to FDNY Deputy Assistant Chief Michael Gala, the vessel carried 118 passengers but thankfully, none were injured. One crew member… Read More

Maritime Injury Lawyers ACW&N Open New Manhattan Office in NY

The maritime and admiralty lawyers at Anderson Carey Williams & Neidzwski are pleased to announce their newest office location in lower Manhattan.  For over 40 years, the firm has fought for the rights of men and women injured at sea utilizing their knowledge, skills, resources, and past experience.  Building on its deep roots along the U.S. West… Read More

Anderson, Carey, Williams, Neidzwski PLLC Ranks Amongst Expertise Top 21 Workers Comp Firms

Expertise.com has ranked Anderson, Carey, Williams, Neidzwski PLLC amongst the top 21 maintenance and cure law firms in Seattle, Washington. Expertise.com – a leading source of company listings and reviews – helps individuals connect with the best professionals in their area. From legal to home services, the Expertise mission is to make it easy for… Read More

Third Design for Advanced Staten Island Ferry Launched by NYC DOT

Photos courtesy of the Eastern Shipbuilding Group On the 31st of March 2021, congresswoman Nicole Malliotakis had the honor of breaking the ceremonial champagne over the bow of the Dorothy Day. The vessel was launched by the New York City Department of Transportation (DOT) and was a part of a $300 million investment to bring… Read More

New York City to Take Delivery of First Ollis-Class Staten Island Ferry

M/V STAFF SGT. MICHAEL OLLIS is the first-in-class of three new ferry vessels being built for the Staten Island Ferry system in New York City.  After a series of delays, the vessel is going through its final checks before making her way up the east coast and entering service. The vessel is being built by… Read More

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