Admiralty Law

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Admiralty Law 

The Admiralty Law Section focuses on two main issues: 1) all maritime death and injury claims, and 2) injuries and wrongful deaths of seamen working on watercraft, longshoremen's claims, harbor workers who work on or near the water, ship repairmen and builders, pleasure boat and jet ski owners and operators, and commercial and recreational divers.

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---Admiralty Law Section Free CLE Paper---

The Admiralty Law Section CLE paper below is free to all Admiralty Law Section members. This paper was presented by Carolyn M. Latti in July 2010, at the AAJ Annual Convention in Vancouver, BC.

PRACTICE POINTERS FOR THE LIMITATION OF LIABILITY ACT, 46 U.S.C. § 30501

Purpose

Allows the vessel owner to limit its liability following a maritime accident or casualty to the value of the vessel owner’s interest in its vessel and pending freight, if it is shown that the vessel owner lacked privity and knowledge of the negligent act or unseaworthy condition that resulted in the loss...to read the entire CLE paper for free click here.


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