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“Cure” Payments From At Fault Vessel In An Allision – Case Summary

In Re: 4-K Marina, LLC, 914 F.3d 934 (5th Cir. 2019) The Fifth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals recently ruled that a vessel owner or operator that causes injury to a Jones Act crewmember on another vessel is not required to reimburse costs associated with cure for unaffected pre-existing injuries. […]

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Sun Feb 9, 8:10pm

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“Ward of Admiralty” Doctrine Case Summary

In Re: Deepwater Horizon – Jelp Barber v. BP Exploration & Production, Inc., et. al., 761 Fed. Appx. 311 (5th. Cir. 2019), unreported. In April 2010, the Transocean Deepwater Horizon oil spill occurred in the Gulf of Mexico and numerous lawsuits were brought against BP. In turn, BP set up […]

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Mon Feb 3, 10:21pm

Admiralty And Maritime Law

Be Picky: Examining the Court Options for Your Maritime Claim to Get the Best Result

South Florida is the recreational boating capital of the world, it sees numerous commercial ships dock at Port Everglades, and cruise ships blast music as they depart. With the large maritime industry in South Florida issues arise between maritime-related businesses on a daily basis. Unfortunately, some of those issues escalate […]

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Wed Oct 23, 9:54pm