Various Summary Judgment Issues decided in St. Paul Fire & Marine Insurance Litigation Summary by Tyler Loga St. Paul Fire & Marine Ins. Co. v. Abhe & Svoboda, Inc., Civil No. 12-1482 (DWF/FLN), 2017 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 80415; 2017 WL…

Dear Readers, The 2016-2017 Editorial Board recently selected the top four comments from the 2016-2017 Candidate Class. Please join me in congratulating the comments that were selected for our Winter 2017/2018 publication. Marie Olga Luis Rivera—Hard to Sea: Puerto Rico’s…

Responsible Party Entitled to Contribution from Co-Tortfeasor Under OPA 90  Settoon Towing, L.L.C. v. Marquette Transp. Co., L.L.C. (In re Complaint of Settoon Towing, L.L.C.) 2017 U.S. App. LEXIS 10388 (5th Cir. June 13, 2017)  By: Neal C. Walton The…

No Punitive Damages Allowed Against 3rd Parties Defendant: Eastern District Declines to Address Circuit Split by: Penny Kissinger Rinehart v. Nat’l Oilwell No. 15-6266, 2017 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 60270 (E.D. La. 2017) The Eastern District Court recently ruled on a…

Proposed Amendment to “Recreational Vessel” In LHWCA Introduced Congressman Byrne of Alabama has introduced House Resolution 2354 to amend the Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act. A copy of the proposed amendment may be found following this link: https://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/BILLS-115hr2354ih/pdf/BILLS-115hr2354ih.pdf

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