Welcome to this summer edition of Bodily Injury News that reports on some of the latest legal and practical developments observed by our Bodily Injury Team in the US.
In this issue, Dee O’Leary and Dan Tadros look at the validity and enforceability of arbitration clauses in foreign seamen’s contracts. Noreen Arralde explains the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals recent decision upholding the view that a shipowner’s duties to longshoremen are governed exclusively by Section 905(b). Julia Moore examines the District Court’s interpretation of trial evidence is not grounds to overturn a jury verdict in shipowner’s favor, and Linda Wright takes a look at death on the high seas, revisiting Genevieve Holloway’s instructions on what to do if a crew member dies onboard.
Find out more in the latest edition of Bodily Injury News attached above.