Top Court Rejects Challenge To Maritime Survival Action Damages Award

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Supreme Court on Feb. 19 declined to address whether maritime law allows for pain and suffering damages in a survival action, rejecting a petition by John Crane Inc., according to the docket (John Crane Inc. v. Margaret Diane Hardick, executor of the estate, etc., et al., No. 12-739, U.S. Sup.).

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