With such a wide open sea, the thought of two boats colliding with one another seems unlikely. However, it does happen. In many cases, the collision is a result of one of the boat operators being under the influence of alcohol or simply not having enough experience to drive a boat. One incident that occurred a few months ago off Rhode Island, when two sailboats collided off the Newport Pell Bridge, illustrates this fact.
As the weather warms up, some people are preparing to get back out on their bikes. Creating a safe environment for all commuters requires a certain level of vigilance.
Boating accidents occur all the time off the coast. According to data from the United States Department of Homeland Security, a majority of these accidents in 2016 were a result of two boats colliding with one another.
When most people think of DUI offenses, boats do not always come to mind. Yet a boat is also a vehicle that can cause substantial damage and injuries if operated improperly.
Newport, Rhode Island is often referred to as " the sailing capital of the world." So it is not a surprise many savvy yacht buyers come to Rhode Island to make their purchases.
If you begin the process of applying for a green card based on marriage to a United States citizen, you will have to complete several important steps. These typically include submitting your application, compiling comprehensive evidence of your relationship and attending an interview.
If you came to the United States on vacation, to work or to visit family and decide you want to stay, there are many pathways to citizenship. Almost all of them are difficult to handle without the help of a knowledgeable attorney.
Getting injured while you are at work on a ship or boat is an unfortunate situation, but thankfully there is a federal law that protects you. The Jones Act gives you the right to file a lawsuit against your employer and receive compensation if you get an injury on the job as a seaman. If you are wondering what compensation is available under this law, keep reading.