Saturday, May 30, 2009
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Jones Act Case Study: Mark Eldridge v Star Line

Case Name: Mark Eldridge v Star Line Date of Judgment: 29th May 2009 Court: U.S.D.C. – E.D. Michigan – Northern Division Judge: District Judge Ludington Citation: 2009 WL 1513991 (E.D.Mich.)...

May 30, 2009
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Thursday, May 21, 2009
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Jones Act Case Study: Steve Kuithe v Gulf Caribe Maritime, Inc.

Case Name: Steve Kuithe v Gulf Caribe Maritime, Inc. Date of Judgment: 6th April 2009 Court: U.S.D.C. – S.D. Alabama Judges: District Judge Steele Citation: 2009 WL 928589 (S.D.Ala.) Background:...

May 21, 2009
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Friday, April 24, 2009
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Jones Act Case Study: Nigel K. Washington v Blanchard Contractors, Inc.

Case Name: Nigel K. Washington v Blanchard Contractors, Inc. Date of Judgment: 24th April 2009 Court: U.S.D.C. – S.D. Texas – Houston Division Judge: District Judge Sim Lake Citation: 2009...

April 24, 2009
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Jones Act Case Study: Steve Kuithe v Gulf Caribe Maritime, Inc.

Case Name: Steve Kuithe v Gulf Caribe Maritime, Inc. Date of Judgment: 6th April 2009 Court: U.S.D.C. – S.D. Alabama Judges: District Judge Steele Citation: 2009 WL 928589 (S.D.Ala.) Background:...

April 24, 2009
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Jones Act Case Study: Eric Taylor v Teco Barge Line, Inc.

Case Name: Eric Taylor v Teco Barge Line, Inc. Date of Judgment: 22nd April 2009 Court: U.S.D.C. – W.D. Kentucky – Paducah Division Judge: District Judge Russell Citation: 2009 WL...

April 24, 2009
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Saturday, April 18, 2009
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Jones Act Case Study: Azeem Modak v Alaris Companies, LLC

Case Name: Azeem Modak v Alaris Companies, LLC Date of Judgment: 17th April 2009 Court: U.S.D.C. – N.D. California Judge: District Judge Wilken Citation: 2009 WL 1035485 (N.D.Cal.) Background:  Plaintiff,...

April 18, 2009
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Sunday, April 5, 2009
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Jones Act, Get Your Act Together – YOUblog Featured Article

At the risk of incurring the wrath of gCaptain and the marine industry in general, and exposing my own naivety at the same time, here is a scenario for consideration:...

April 5, 2009
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Wednesday, April 1, 2009
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Jones Act Case Study: Dorothy Ann Jackson, Fiduciary of the Estate of James E. Jackson, Deceased v A-C Product Liability Trust

Case Name: Dorothy Ann Jackson, Fiduciary of the Estate of James E. Jackson, Deceased v A-C Product Liability Trust Date of Judgment: 31st March 2009 Court: U.S.D.C. – N.D. Ohio...

April 1, 2009
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Saturday, March 21, 2009
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Jones Act Case Study: Michael L. Sherwood v Marquette Transportation Co., LLC

Case Name: Michael L. Sherwood v Marquette Transportation Co., LLC Date of Judgment: 31st March 2009 Court: U.S.D.C. – S.D. Illinois Judge: District Judge Gilbert Citation: 2009 WL 839024 (S.D.Ill.)...

March 21, 2009
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Jones Act Case Study: Cristo Andrade v Royal Caribbean Cruises, Ltd.

Case Name: Cristo Andrade v Royal Caribbean Cruises, Ltd. Date Decided: July, 14, 2009 Court: U.S.D.C. Southern District of Florida Citation: 2009 WL 2045686 (S.D. Fla.) Background: Plaintiff, Cristo Andrade...

March 21, 2009
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Saturday, February 21, 2009
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Jones Act Case Study: George “Jorge” Casas v U.S. Joiner, LLC and Northrup Gumman Ship Systems Inc.

Case Name: George “Jorge” Casas v U.S. Joiner, LLC and Northrup Gumman Ship Systems Inc. Date Decided: August 7, 2009 Court: U.S.D.C. Southern District of Mississippi Judge: Judge Guirola Jr....

February 21, 2009
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Saturday, February 14, 2009
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SS UNITED STATES going up for Sale/Scrap

The classic American oceanliner, SS UNITED STATES appears to be going up for sale: The SS United States Conservancy has learned that the SS UNITED STATES will soon be listed...

February 14, 2009
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Wednesday, January 21, 2009
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Jones Act Case Study: Cecilia Bennett v Businelle Towing Corp.

Case Name: Cecilia Bennett v Businelle Towing Corp. Date of Judgment: 12th June 2009 Court: 1st Circuit – Court of Appeal of Louisiana Judge: Chief Justice Carter Citation: 2009 WL...

January 21, 2009
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Wednesday, August 13, 2008
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Jones Act Injuries – When does it apply?

The Merchant Marine Act of 1920 is one of three congressional laws commonly referred to as the “Jones Act”. Formerly, it was found at 46 U.S.C. Section 688, et seq....

August 13, 2008
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Friday, June 13, 2008
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Company Profile: Gordon and Elias, LLP

Gordon & Elias, L.L.P., represents clients in all aspects of personal injury and wrongful death. They are a boutique law firm with a nationwide practice focusing on Jones Act, Admiralty...

June 13, 2008
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Friday, March 21, 2008
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Moored Casino Boat – Jones Act Watch

Caesar’s Casino Glory of Rome Glory of Rome is a riverboat casino operated by Harrah’s Entertainment. Opened in 1998, it is located outside the community of Elizabeth Indiana, across the...

March 21, 2008
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Friday, February 22, 2008
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MAIS – Maritime Podcast Episode 11

Download the MP3 file – Messing About In Ships #11 Show Notes Subscribe Via iTunes HERE Low-Bandwidth Versions

February 22, 2008
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Monday, February 18, 2008
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NCL Pulls Pride Of Aloha From Hawaii Service – US Mariner Wages Blamed For Decision

Photo by 123 look at me First we witnessed trouble for the Hawaii Superferry (which is back in service) now Hawaii’s largest source of jobs for U.S. mariners, Norwegian Cruise...

February 18, 2008
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Wednesday, January 16, 2008
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Maritime Law – Law of General Average

The law of general average is a legal principle of maritime law according to which all parties in a sea venture proportionally share any losses resulting from a voluntary sacrifice...

January 16, 2008
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Tuesday, September 25, 2007
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Maritime News – More Hawaii Superferry Cancellations

Looks the Hawaii Superferry is running into even more trouble with environmental opposition. The New York Times tells us:

September 25, 2007
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