Verrill Voices: Risk Management in a Modern Marine Economy

May 23, 2017 Podcast

in this episode of Verrill Voices, maritime attorney Ben Ford discusses the confusion regarding the various risk exposures and compensation schemes encountered by businesses whose employees may work inland, on the docks, or on boats at sea.

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