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Blog Posts in 2015

The EL FARO Tragedy & Seeking Justice in a Maritime Court of Law

As a maritime lawyer with some fifteen years of water under my keel and another ten or so as a licensed captain, I’m always struck with the oddity of the tyranny that is shipyard life. The ...
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46 U.S.C. § 30106 - Time Limit For Bringing Maritime Injury or Death Lawsuit

Like many things associated with the maritime law, the statute of limitations (that period of time within which you must bring your claim) for maritime personal injury and death claims is specially ...
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Diving Into Shallow Water - No Admiralty Jurisdiction Says Ficarra Ruling

Defense attorneys trying to protect an insurer's deep pockets will sometimes "remove" a case from state court to federal. This "removal" is a legal mechanism that when pulled ...
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First Circuit says: "Yes, Uberrimae Fidei is established rule of maritime law!"

In a recent decision from the First Circuit Court of Appeals (essentially the federal appellate court for New England) the doctrine of Uberrimae Fidei was held to be an important part of the maritime ...
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ISM Code Amendment Could Be Beneficial to Crew (Principles of Safe Manning, ISM Code (A.1047))

If you're a crewmember aboard a vessel, new changes to the ISM Code could prove beneficial. The ISM Code is short for the International Safety Management Code. The goals of the ISM Code are many ...
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