California Maritime Accidents – Jones Act & Maritime Accident Lawyer Richard Serpe

California's maritime employment includes shipyards, marine terminals, vessel operators, bulk cargo, tugboats, towboats, barges, and much more-- maritime workers serve an important role in the community. According to the California Association of Port Authorities, in Long Beach alone, port activities generate 1 in every 22 jobs in Southern California.

While California is a major gateway for products entering and leaving the United States, international trade isn't the only industry that provides maritime jobs. Cruise ship and commercial fishing also play a big role in California's maritime industry.


California Maritime Injures & Accidents

Earning a living on, or near, the ocean is a dangerous business. Whether its caused by the sheer unpredictably of the ocean, faulty equipment,  negligent coworkers, etc., if you are injured you may want to contact an experienced Maritime and Jones Act attorney to ensure your rights are protected.

Maritime Accident Lawyer Richard Serpe

Richard Serpe obtained an advanced degree in Maritime law from Tulane University after receiving his law degree. He has helped victims of Maritime accidents for over 29 years. If you would like to setup a free consultation (no obligation) to speak with Richard Serpe, contact us at 877-544-5323.

Notable ports ports and harbors in California: Alcatraz Wharf, Channel Islands Harbor, Clipper Yacht Harbor, Crescent City, Port of Hueneme, Humboldt Bay, Huntington Harbour, Port of Long Beach, Port of Los Angeles, Marina del Ray, Morro Bay, Noyo Harbor, Port of Oakland, Port of Richmond, Port of San Francisco, Port of Stockton, Port of Redwood City, Port of Sacramento, Port of San Diego, San Diego Marriott Marquis & Marina, San Pedro Bay, Shelter Cove.

California Maritime News & Info

  • 13 Injured in Colorado River Boating Accident

    Overloaded Boat Crashes, 13 Injured. Alcohol Involved. On Saturday, March 12th, 2016 around 5 p.m., a serious boating accident occurred on the Colorado River. According to reports, the accident happened 30 miles North of Blythe, Ca. near Parker, Arizona. Eye witnesses reported seeing the boat, overloaded with passengers, traveling at a very high rate of speed. As Continue Reading →

  • El Faro Wrongful Death Lawsuits

    When the El Faro cargo ship disappeared amidst Hurricane Joaquin earlier this month, families held out hope that their loved ones would be found safe. Nearly a month later, however, none of the mariners aboard the ship have been found. Instead, wreckage and a body have been discovered. Tragically, it is likely that the entire crew Continue Reading →

  • Drunken Boating Can Easily Turn Deadly

    We all know how dangerous it is to drink and drive. Alcohol effects our reaction time, our depth perception, our balance and most critically, our judgment. All of these effects are multiplied when you drink in the hot sun on a boat. The motion of the water and relaxed atmosphere of the boat contribute to Continue Reading →