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26 Apr 2017, 7:43 am by Jenna Ard
Recently, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana further shored up the clearly delineated avenues for recovery available to plaintiffs involved in Jones Act and personal injury suits arising under general maritime law. [read post]
26 Apr 2017, 7:43 am by Attorney Articles
Recently, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana further shored up the clearly delineated avenues for recovery available to plaintiffs involved in Jones Act and personal injury suits arising under general maritime law. [read post]
20 Jan 2017, 5:00 am by Alan Brackett
In a case of first impression, the United States District Court for the Western District of Washington has held that punitive damages for the failure to pay maintenance & cure are not available where seaman’s status is reasonably disputed. [read post]
20 Feb 2014, 12:00 pm by Jon Robinson
  Instead, the court determined that it must apply the two-prong test announced by the Supreme Court of the United States in Chandris, Inc. v. [read post]
11 Dec 2018, 12:19 pm by Alan Brackett
On December 7, 2018, the United States Supreme Court granted a writ of certiorari in Dutra Group v. [read post]
25 Mar 2019, 12:36 pm by Don K. Haycraft
This morning I attended oral argument at the United States Supreme Court in the maritime case of Dutra Group v. [read post]
30 Apr 2014, 6:00 am by Jon Robinson
On April 18, 2014, counsel for Jennifer Dize, the personal representative of the Estate of William Smith Dize, filed a interesting and very well-written petition for certiorari in the Supreme Court of the United States. [read post]
16 Apr 2018, 2:53 pm by Steven Boutwell
O’Brien It is now well settled in the United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals that a seaman cannot recover punitive damages on an unseaworthiness claim. [read post]
10 Aug 2011, 7:37 am
The issue was somewhat unsettled until fairly recently when the Supreme Court of the United States decided, in the case of Atlantic Sounding Co., v. [read post]