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LexisNexis Products Cover Cruise Ship, Maritime And Admiralty Law
Posted on 16 Nov 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

Watching news footage of the Carnival Splendor cruise liner being towed into San Diego Bay in November 2010 was a reminder that, sometimes, cruises don't go well. Disembarking passengers told tales of three days adrift on the Pacific Ocean off of... Read More

High Court Hears Maritime Worker's Appeal Of Disability Benefits Calculation
Posted on 12 Jan 2012 by Joan Grossman

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments Jan. 11 regarding the proper calculation of benefits for disabled maritime workers under Section 6 of the Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act (LHWCA) ( Dana Roberts... Read More

House Passes Bill Allowing Oil Spill Victims To Recover Noneconomic Damages
Posted on 2 Jul 2010 by Christopher Bauer

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) In a move that would allow families of workers killed in the Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion to sue for noneconomic damages, the U.S. House of Representatives on July 1 passed H.R. 5503, the SPILL Act (Securing Protections... Read More

LexisNexis Products Cover Cruise Ship, Maritime and Admiralty Law
Posted on 12 Nov 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

Watching news footage of the Carnival Splendor cruise liner being towed into San Diego Bay is a reminder that, sometimes, cruises don't go well. Disembarking passengers told tales of three days adrift on the Pacific Ocean off of Mexico with little... Read More

Maritime Law Firm Retained By Injured Roustabout On Semisubmersible Offshore Drilling Rig
Posted on 28 Apr 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

HOUSTON — The Transocean oil-rig explosion on Tuesday, April 20, 2010, led to a huge fire and the eventual sinking of the Deepwater Horizon semisubmersible offshore drilling rig . Coast Guard officials suspended the three-day search for the 11 missing... Read More