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An Overview of Maritime Law - Webinar

  • ID: 4033274
  • Webinar
  • 90 Minutes
  • Lorman Business Center, Inc.
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Get an update on the laws and current trends for handling all aspects of maritime law.

‘An Overview of Maritime Law’ offers insight and practical advice to a practitioner presented with a brown water, blue water or offshore energy claim. In the first half of the content, historical and current case law will be discussed in assessing maritime jurisdiction, vessel status and remedies available when an injury occurs.

The commercial and transactional considerations for the carriage of goods and cargo will be discussed in the second half of the content. The materials will provide a foundation for the casual maritime practitioner and an update on current law and trends for those whose practice focuses on maritime law.
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Maritime Jurisdiction
- Situs and Nexus Requests
- Statutory

Vessel Status
- Vessels in Navigation
- 905(b) Vessels
- Drydocks, Work Platforms and Misc.
- Public Vessels
- Research Vessels

Seaman Status
- Statutes
- Supreme Court Decisions

Remedies for Personal Injuries
- Maintenance and Cure Obligations and Defenses
- Jones Act Negligence
- General Maritime Law Negligence
- Unseaworthiness
- Defenses and Comparative Fault
- Punitive Damages
- Foreign Seaman
- Releases

Carriage of Goods by Sea
- Commercial Shipping Transaction
- Private Carriage and Common Carriage
- The Bill of Lading
- Relevant Statutes
- Harter Act, 46 U.S.C. Formerly § 190-192, Now 46 U.S.C. § 30701 Et Seq.
- Carriage of Goods by Sea Act

Private Carriage - Charter Parties
- Demise/Bareboat Charter
- Voyage Charter (Aka "Spot Charter")
- Time Charter

The Rotterdam Rules
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Grady S. Hurley, Jones Walker LLP Robert T. Lemon II, Jones Walker LLP
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This webinar is primarily designed for attorneys. Insurance professionals, risk managers and others involved with maritime law may also benefit from attending.
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