North Carolina's beautiful 300 mile coastline is a major resource to the state's economy. With so many beautiful beaches, vacationers usually flock to popular vacation spots such as the Outer Banks and Wrightsville Beach in the spring and summer months. Most enjoy swimming, boating, jet skiing, para sailing, fishing, and any other water related sports and activities.

The ports of North Carolina play an important role in the state's economic development. According to the Institute for Transportation Research and Education, North Carolina ports support more than 65,000 jobs directly and indirectly contributing close to $500 million in state and local tax revenues each year. Notable ports and services in North Carolina include: Port of Wilmington, Port of Moorehead City, Charlotte Inland Terminal, and Piedmont Triad Inland Terminal (PITT).


North Carolina Maritime Accidents and Injuries

With so many opportunities to work and vacation around the water, accidents are inevitable. Whether its caused by the sheer unpredictably of the ocean, faulty equipment, negligent coworkers, a drunk or inexperienced boat OR jet ski operator, if you are injured you may want to contact an experienced Maritime and Jones Act attorney to ensure your rights are protected.

Types of accidents we handle: barge accidents, tugboat accidents, crane accidents, maritime collision accidents, commercial fishing accidents, wrongful death, faulty  or poorly maintained equipment related accidents, jet ski accidents, recreational boating accidents, boating accidents caused by drunk boat operators, cruise ship accidents, longshoreman injuries, and any other maritime related accident.

Maritime Accident Lawyer Richard Serpe

Richard Serpe obtained an advanced degree in Maritime law from Tulane University (after law school). 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.