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Jones v. US

United States Fifth Circuit
Civil Procedure, Injury & Tort Law, Admiralty
Affirmed. An injury suit under general maritime law failed because causation evidence was scant and the injured party couldn't prove that grease on a...
08/28/2019 18-30776

SelectSun GmbH v. Porter, Inc.

United States Seventh Circuit
Environmental Law, Contracts, Admiralty
Held that a yacht buyer may not proceed with a contract and warranty lawsuit against a yacht manufacturer. Affirmed a judgment after a bench trial, in...
06/25/2019 18-3149

Dutra Group v. Batterton

United States Supreme Court
Injury & Tort Law, Admiralty
Held that a mariner may not recover punitive damages on a claim that he was injured as a result of the unseaworthy condition of the vessel. After a...
06/24/2019 18–266

Parker Drilling Management Services, Ltd. v. Newton

United States Supreme Court
Oil and Gas Law, Labor & Employment Law, Admiralty
Addressed what law applies on the Outer Continental Shelf, holding that California wage-and-hour law was inapplicable to a worker on an offshore...
06/10/2019 18–389

Gowdy v. Marine Spill Response Corp.

United States Fifth Circuit
Injury & Tort Law, Admiralty
Held that a seaman who injured his foot allegedly when stepping off a dangerously placed ladder did not need expert medical testimony to survive...
05/23/2019 17-41198

Air and Liquid Systems Corp. v. DeVries

United States Supreme Court
Military Law, Product Liability, Admiralty
Revived a maritime tort lawsuit against manufacturers of turbines and other equipment for three Navy ships. Family members of two deceased Navy...
03/19/2019 17–1104

Castro v. Tri Marine Fish Co. LLC

United States Ninth Circuit
International Law, Dispute Resolution & Arbitration, Admiralty
Held that an order issued by an arbitrator in the Philippines was not an arbitral award entitled to enforcement under a United Nations convention on...
02/27/2019 17-35703

Korman v. Princess Cruise Lines, Ltd.

California Court of Appeal
Admiralty, Civil Procedure, Injury & Tort Law
Affirmed the dismissal of a cruise ship passenger's personal injury complaint against a cruise line company. Held that forum non conveniens applied...
02/14/2019 B290681

In re 4-K Marine LLC

United States Fifth Circuit
In a maritime case, addressed a dispute between the owners of two tugboats that were involved in a collision caused solely by one of them, since the...
01/30/2019 18-30348

Randle v. Crosby Tugs, L.L.C.

United States Fifth Circuit
Injury & Tort Law, Admiralty
In an amended opinion, held that a vessel owner did not breach its duty under the Jones Act to provide prompt and adequate medical care to a seaman...
01/07/2019 17-30963
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