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25 Nov 2013, 5:00 am by Cassie Preston
  The United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida awarded the stewards compensatory wages under 46 U.S.C. [read post]
8 Nov 2013, 8:54 am
The United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals recently held crew members may seek punitive damages in personal injury claims if they can prove the ship owner's misconduct in causing a ship to become unseaworthy was willful, wanton or reckless. [read post]
22 Oct 2013, 5:00 am by Benjamin E. Gonsoulin
Fifth Circuit Clarifies the Role of the Collateral Source Rule with a Seaman’s Recovery of Cure [read post]
7 Oct 2013, 3:43 pm by James Beard
Following the Atlantic Soundings decision, the Washington State Supreme Court in Clausen v. [read post]
7 Oct 2013, 6:00 am by Trevor Cutaiar
The United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals recently joined the national discussion on the availability of punitive damages for an employer’s willful and wanton breach of the general maritime law duty to provide a seaworthy vessel. [read post]
25 Mar 2013, 6:00 am by Dan Hoerner
The United States Supreme Court addresses only about one percent of the cases brought before it. [read post]
18 Mar 2013, 6:00 am by Will Bland
On February 15, 2012, Judge Brown, on the bench for the United States District Court in New Orleans, issued an interesting opinion in the matter of Snyder v. [read post]
24 Dec 2012, 7:31 am
Carnival removed the case to Federal court under the United Nations Convention for the Enforcement of Foreign Arbitration Awards arguing the seaman's claims were governed by the arbitration provision contained in his contract and that the claims must be arbitrated in Panama under Panamanian law. [read post]