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Boating while intoxicated is widely underestimated

At the Law Offices of Lyle C. Cavin, Jr. & Associates, we understand that working on a sea vessel can be stressful and dangerous. As such, we also know that a ship’s crew may blow off steam by having a few drinks. There is nothing wrong with safely imbibing, but as you know, people may drink and drive, as well as boat and drive. This can present serious safety issues for California mariners.

The most common accidents that happen on deck

You have worked on container ships for the better part of the last decade. It is a career that fits what you enjoy in life. You like the irregular hours, the physically demanding work and the unique lifestyle. You enjoy the job, and it pays the bills. You were always taught the value of hard work, and you have put that to good use. You're proud of what you've done.

What should you know about maritime injury claims?

As a variety of Californian jobs involve being out on the open water, it's to be expected that workers like you risk facing injury while on boats. The Law Offices of Lyle C. Cavin, Jr. & Associates, who handle maritime and personal injury law, are here to help you understand more about making maritime injury claims.

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  • Whether you are a maritime professional or were injured on a cruise ship, our attorneys can help. We have represented clients from every West Coast port city, including Oakland (where we’re based), San Francisco, Seattle, Portland, Long Beach, San Pedro and San Diego. We also serve clients from the Gulf Coast.

  • To speak with one of our maritime lawyers, call the Law Offices of Lyle C. Cavin, Jr. & Associates in Oakland at 510-291-4743, 888-340-7991 or contact us online.

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