There have been many collisions between cargo ships and fishing vessels near Japan due to the large number of fishing vessels that operate in the waters in this region, the following tragic accident happened in May, 2021.
QCR Summer 2021: Sanchez v. Smart Fabricators of Texas, L.L.C. (5th Cir. May 11, 2021) (en banc)
The Court took the opportunity to formally overturn a previous case, Naquin v. Elevating Boats L.L.C., 744 F.3d 927 (5th Cir. 2014) and its progeny, for its misinterpretation of the seaman status test, citing the UK Club’s Taylor Coley’s published academic work criticizing same.
This document is the second Solvency and Financial Condition Report (“SFCR”) of UK P&I Club N.V.
This Solvency and Financial Condition Report (“SFCR”) covers the Business and Performance of The United Kingdom Mutual Steam Ship Assurance Association Limited (“UKC” (solo basis) or “the Group”).
Gregg Wikfors is a Claims Executive with the New Jersey P&I Claims Team. Gregg was formerly with a major shipping line and will handle cargo claims for P&I.
Matthew joined Thomas Miller America in 2019. Prior to joining TMA, he practiced maritime law in the San Francisco Bay Area. He is part of the Bodily Injury team specializing in bodily injury and illness claims along with contract review team. He also specializes in cargo claims.
Dee joined Thomas Miller in December 2007 after practicing law in New York City for 17 years with a well-known maritime defense firm. Although while practicing she handled both general cargo and bodily injury claims, she now focuses primarily on bodily injury and people claims. Dee is a Senior Claims Director and Co-Leader of the Bodily Injury Team.
Marina is an attorney and a graduate of the Massachusetts Maritime Academy.
Oliver Goossens, Senior Claims Executive at the UK P&I Club working from the New Jersey Office.
George Radu joined TMA in 2007 after spending 19 years at a major container shipping line including 10 years as Claims Manager. He handles cargo related claims and is the America’s Loss Prevention officer.
Jennifer Porter recently joined Thomas Miller Americas’ San Francisco office and is a member of our BI Team.
Kim joined TMA in 1991. She specializes in handling personal injury and cargo claims. She has previous experience of sixteen years with a leading American steamship company.
Debbie Bronis is the Claims Manager & Environmental Specialist for the UK Club based in our San Francisco office.
Tom joined TMA in September 2019 after 28 years with leading US law firms specializing in maritime matters.
Leanne is Regional Director for the UK P&I Club and the UK Defence Club at Thomas Miller, with responsibility for claims and servicing operations in North and South America. She is also President of Fairlead Group Inc, a private investigation company and online platform with operations across the United States.