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August 2
2022

August 2022 Longshore/Maritime Update

August 2022 Longshore/Maritime Update (No. 279) Notes from your Updater: On June 21, 2022, Judge Bloom held that claimants under Title III of the Cuban Liberty and Democratic Solidarity Act of 1996 (the LIBERTAD Act), commonly referred to as the … Read full post…

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July 1
2022

July 2022 Longshore/Maritime Update

July 2022 Longshore/Maritime Update (No. 278) Notes from your Updater: According to the Internal Revenue Service, midyear increases in the mileage rates are “rare.” Nonetheless, the IRS has announced an increase in the mileage rates for the final six months … Read full post…

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June 29
2022

Shareholder Sherman Jones selected to the 2022 Florida Rising Stars list

Brown Sims is pleased to announce Shareholder Sherman Jones being selected to the Super Lawyers 2022 Florida Rising Stars list. Each year, no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at … Read full post…

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June 2
2022

June 2022 Longshore/Maritime Update

June 2022 Longshore/Maritime Update (No. 277) Notes from your Updater: Happy 70th birthday to your Updater. On April 28, 2022, Judge Bashant held that insurance subrogation claims against the United States on behalf of a Navy contractor that suffered damage … Read full post…

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April 29
2022

May 2022 Longshore/Maritime Update

May 2022 Longshore/Maritime Update (No. 276) Notes from your Updater: On March 22, 2022, Judge McConnell, writing for the California Court of Appeal, Fourth Appellate District, held that federal maritime law preempted the California unfair competition claim of dredging company … Read full post…

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