Author: Casey Saylor

October 21, 2013 Casey Saylor No comments exist

Q: In what way(s) does a personal injury case involving maritime law differ from other personal injury cases? A: Generally speaking, a personal injury (P.I.) case differs from a maritime P.I. case because a maritime P.I. case must involve an incident, involving a vessel, in navigation, on navigable waters, with the potential for impacting maritime…

October 11, 2013 Casey Saylor No comments exist

Jake’s Maritime Minute Today we are going to start a new type of post called “Jake’s Maritime Minute”.  These posts will be generally shorter than the average blog post.  Each post will include a simple question involving maritime law, and an answer written by Jake Munch, coming from his 30 years of experience in the…

October 11, 2013 Casey Saylor No comments exist

Florida Senate President Don Gaetz spoke out earlier this week to make another push for Senator Sachs’ failed bill that would put restrictions in place for the currently unregulated Florida parasailing industry.  Though the did not survive in 2013, as President through the 2014 session Senator Gaetz is in a good position to help this…

October 11, 2013 Casey Saylor No comments exist

After more than a year of cruise ship catastrophes catching public attention this year, Congress moves to pass stricter regulations for the cruise lines.  On July 23rd, U.S. Senator Jay Rockefeller introduced legislation that he says would improve consumer protections for cruise passengers and close gaps in cruise crime reporting requirements. This issue gained initial…

October 11, 2013 Casey Saylor No comments exist

Yo ho, yo ho! Tips for Boating Safely this Gasparilla As the New Year winds down, all around the bay pirate flags are making their annual debut and Tampa Bay residents are gearing up for 2013’s Gasparilla Parade. This historic event is inspired by legendary Jose Gaspar, who was nicknamed “Gasparilla”. Gaspar is said to…