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Danos Marine Inc. v. Certain Primary Protection & Indemn. Underwriters, 09-30378

In an action to recover costs of wreck removal from defendant-underwriters of a liftboat resulting from the capsizing and sinking of that vessel in the Gulf of Mexico during Hurricane Katrina, judgment for defendant is reversed where the costs of removing the wreck were covered under the policy at issue but the value of the salvage did not exceed those costs.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 07/28/2010
  • Published 07/29/2010


  • W. Eugene Davis


  • United States Fifth Circuit