Wednesday June 29, 2016 In the recent issue of Long Island Boating World , Tim covers the duty to cooperate with marine insurance carriers. Whether a claim stems from a boating accident on navigable or non-navigable waters, collision, allision, salvage, or other type of personal injury, property damage, medical expenses, lost wages, etc., the policyholder will be subject to an investigation by the underwriter. What are the claimant's legal rights and duties in complying with and cooperating with the insurance carrier? Click the link above to read the article.
Tuesday July 12, 2016 Alcohol Issues in a Boating Accident - Long Island Boating World A federal lawsuit heard in District Court in the District of Maryland examined issues of liability in a boating accident where the passenger alleged the resort where the boat was moored should be liable for her injuries when the boat crashed into a stationary object.
Friday, August 26, 2016 Who is at Fault in a Maritime Collision The second part of this federal case that was heard in District Court in the Northern District of Illinois, Eastern Division demonstrated the application of the dominant mind doctrine, a admiralty and maritime law principle used to determine liability in multi-vessel collisions and accidents.
Monday, July 25, 2016 Who is at Fault in a Maritime Collision A federal case in District Court in the Northern District of Illinois, Eastern Division addressed the issue of liability in a multi-vessel maritime accident on navigable waters.