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Ironshore Specialty Insurance Company v. US, 16-1589

Affirming the dismissal of a insurer's Oil Pollution Act claims against the United States arising from an oil spill cleanup but reversing the dismissal of their general admirality and maritime negligence claims against the US pursuant to the Suits in Admirality Act, while affirming the dismissal of all claims against a military contractor because the Oil Pollution Act did not supplant and preempt all claims where the a public vessel is involved and sovereign immunity prevented suit against the agent of the US.

Appellate Information

  • Argued
  • Submitted
  • Decided
  • Published 2017/09/15

Judges

  • LIPEZ

Court

  • United States First Circuit

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