An in-depth online overview of a select legal topic stresses that, “While state and federal laws can be confusing for non-lawyers, maritime law is a whole different beast.”
A ship’s deck can be dangerous for workers. It is one of the most accident-prone areas of a ship, and work on deck involves numerous risks. Even a small accident can result in a serious injury and expensive litigation. Businesses should understand the most common injuries that take place on deck so they can prevent them from happening as well as construct a defense in case of a lawsuit.