Towboatlaw is written and produced by attorney Frederick B. Goldsmith, co-founder of Goldsmith & Ogrodowski, LLC, River, Rail & Motorcycle Lawyers. We are based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, yet handle cases on the rivers and other navigable waters around the country. We are experienced lawyers in towboat and barge accidents, drownings, pleasure boat accidents, tour and passenger boat accidents, and cruise line and excursion boat accidents. We handle cases on rivers, lakes, and oceans in admiralty and maritime lawsuits under the federal Jones Act for negligence, under the general maritime law for unseaworthiness and maintenance and cure. We represent, among others, deckhands, captains, pilots, engineers, cooks, and their families.