May 31, 2016 • Personal Injury
According to data from an American Bureau of Shipping project, roughly 50% of all maritime accidents are caused by human error while 30% occur as a result of the failure of humans to avoid an accident.
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This means that 30% of maritime accidents are caused by conditions that should and could have been countered. Additionally, as reported by the Bureau of Transportation, commercial ships and their crews accounted for 41 fatalities while 672 fatalities resulted in recreational boating in 2010.
Getting hurt or injured while working on ships is highly common. It is rare to find a seafarer who has not been in an accident or suffered injury. According to a recent report by a maritime organization, over 70% of personal injuries occur due to sheer negligence and failing to follow proper safety precautions.
Injuries on ships can range from minor to the most devastating types – some even lead to death. Although seafarers are aware of the injuries they can sustain, many tend to ignore safety procedures. In order to ensure your personal safety, it is important to remember a few common personal injuries while working aboard a ship.
If you or a loved one is injured while working on a ship due to an employer’s negligence, you must immediately seek the help of a skilled personal injury attorney at Rosenberg, Minc, Falloff, & Wolff of RMFW Law at 212 697 9280. Give us a call to set up a consultation. The first meeting is free.
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