BNSF Subject to Class Action Based on Illinois Biometric Privacy Act

By David Y. Loh – November 6, 2019 | This decision is possibly the beginning of other lawsuits alleging technical violations in the collection and preservation of personal biometric data in the transportation industry.

New York Workers’ Compensation Law: The “Grave Injury” Exception

By Andrew Punzo – October 29, 2019 | Learn about one way to permit third parties to avoid the workers’ compensation bar and implead the employer.

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Practice Points

Southern District of Florida Refuses to Enforce Arbitration Provision in AIG Insurance Policy

By David Y. Loh – November 4, 2019 | The tragic case involves a passenger rendered quadriplegic after a zip line accident in St. Lucia.

Eleventh Circuit Reverses to Restore Jones Act Seaman Suit in Southern District of Florida

By David Y. Loh – October 25, 2019 | A luxury yacht employee is injured during a tender vessel sea trial. Or was she taking the tender on a joyride?

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Sound Advice

Determining Coverage under the LHWCA

A brief description of what is required for a maritime worker to obtain benefits under the Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act.

Recoverable Damages Involving a Slip or a Pier

Admiralty litigator David Loh cites cases that create the precedent for these damages to be reimbursed at the total replacement cost rather than at a depreciated rate.

Admiralty Litigation

Learn how to get involved with the Admiralty Litigation committee and maximize your Section membership!