Wasting Away Again in Insuranceville

By Ethan Price-Livingston – December 30, 2019 | Counselors should be aware of the differing interpretations of Rule 26 unless and until further court decisions or amendments to the FRCP provide clarity.

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.

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Practice Points

Fifth Circuit Upholds Order to Proceed with Maritime Arbitration in London

By David Y. Loh – January 15, 2020 | This decision will allow parties to evaluate whether an order concerning arbitration can be considered “final” and therefore subject to appellate jurisdiction.

Possibly Piercing Limitation of Liability

By David Y. Loh – January 14, 2020 | A Labor Day 2019 boat fire resulting in 34 deaths will likely serve as a template for those interested in learning about how to litigate the typical limitation case.

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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!