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New York Maritime Lawyers

Friedman, James & Buchsbaum LLP, is one of the U.S.’s premier law firms specializing in maritime law. Headquartered in New York, our New York maritime lawyers handle cases throughout the country. Our focus on personal maritime injuries, as well as over 100 years of experience between our partners alone, means our clients can rest assured […]

Dredging Injuries

Regardless of the size and stature of the company, maritime workers can suffer an injury through no fault of their own. Dredging is no exception; operating complex and incredibly heavy machinery is dangerous work that could lead to dredging injuries. The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that 1,410 people were employed as dredge operators in […]

Fatigue at Sea

  For decades, people dismissed fatigue as a contributing factor to human error. Similar to driving a car, people concoct theories on how to fight fatigue with temporary fixes like coffee. However, as we began to create methods to amalgamate data from across the world, companies are finding more and more evidence that fatigue dramatically […]

Maintenance & Cure: Pre-existing Conditions and Maritime Attorneys

  As maritime attorneys, we find that many victims are unaware of their rights as an employee. Seamen have the same benefits as any other worker, but many of the terminologies used differs. It is crucial for an employee to understand these terms and the protections afforded to you by the law, like Maintenance & […]
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