Duty of the Berth Operator

Every year the Lower Mississippi River experiences high water.  Mooring heavily laden bulk carriers in midstream buoy systems or in more traditional berths at... More

Presumptions in General Maritime Law

The General Maritime Law in the United States has evolved, not from a codified body of laws or rules, but from a case by... More

Purely Emotional Injuries Under the Jones Act and General Maritime Law?

Can a claimant recover for purely emotional injuries under the Jones Act and General Maritime Law if he suffered no physical contact or injury? This... More