Georges Legrand to Present at National Marine Meeting of RLI Insurance Company

Georges M. Legrand - Attorney at MBLBMember Georges Legrand has been invited to make a presentation at the National Marine Meeting of RLI Insurance Company on September 10, 2019, in Nashville, Tennessee. Georges’ presentation will include liabilities under Section 905 of the Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act (LHWCA), an update on contractual indemnity as it relates to marine operations, and insights on the recent decision in Dutra Group v. Batterton, in which the United States Supreme Court held that punitive damages are not recoverable for unseaworthiness claims.

Georges has defended a variety of personal injury cases throughout the Gulf south, including numerous claims under the Jones Act and under Section 905(b) of the LHWCA. Georges also regularly advises clients on marine and energy contracts, including charter agreements, master service agreements, brokerage agreements and purchase and sale agreements.