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Recreational Boating Remedies
Damages Recoverable in Maritime Matters (2d ed. 2019); General Committee on Admiralty & Maritime Law, Torts and Insurance
United States
22 Jul 2019
Supreme Court Precludes Punitive Damages For Unseaworthiness Claims
In a landmark decision, the Supreme Court has precluded the recovery of punitive damages for unseaworthiness claims.
United States
18 Jul 2019
Duck Boat Owners Avoid Seeking Limitation, Ducking Potential Exposure To Punitive Damages
"Sisson [the vessel owner] has also argued throughout this litigation that the [Limitation Act] provides an independent basis for federal jurisdiction. Respondents contend that the Act
United States
3 May 2019
Transportation Alert: Picking The Wrong Freight Forwarder Can Obligate The Shipper To Pay Twice
In the United States, the general rule is that the carrier gets paid. Excel Transportation Services, Inc. v. CSX Lines, LLC, 280 F.2d 617, 619 (S.D. Tex. 2003).
United States
5 Apr 2018
Transportation News & Insights - September 2017
The September 2017 issue of Transportation News & Insights looks at claims of distracted driving, the importance of regulatory compliance for logistics companies, and protecting insurer-obtained statements...
United States
12 Sep 2017
An Illustration Of The Importance Of Regulatory Compliance For Logistics Companies
The court summarily rejected UPS's defense that its large size and compartmentalized organizational structure made it impossible to establish that it knowingly violated any New York regulations.
United States
12 Sep 2017
ABA Recent Developments In Admiralty And Maritime Law
It also provides a regulation update, including U.S. Coast Guard Towage Inspection Standards and Safety Policy – Subchapter M.
United States
18 Apr 2017
Conflict Continues Between Federal And State Views On Punitive Damages
The authors cite the Washington Supreme Court as the first to consider whether punitive damages are available to seafarers for violation of the doctrine of seaworthiness.
United States
24 Nov 2016
Southern District Of Illinois Court Denies "Bare Metal Defense," Applying Maritime Law
Ingersoll-Rand argued that it is not liable for injuries caused by products it did not manufacture or distribute and that "it is undeniable that a metal valve does not contain or give off any asbestos dust or asbestos fibers."
United States
26 Nov 2015
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