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December 1
2021

December 2021 Longshore/Maritime Update

December 2021 Longshore/Maritime Update (No. 271) Notes from your Updater: On November 3, 2021, Judge Cannon held that the federal court in Florida lacked subject matter jurisdiction over a property dispute involving a cable under the submerged lands beneath the … Read full post…

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November 3
2021

November 2021 Longshore/Maritime Update

November 2021 Longshore/Maritime Update (No. 270) Notes from your Updater: After Judge Moore granted summary judgment to the cruise line in a suit by a passenger who tripped and fell on a threshold that ran across the deck on the … Read full post…

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October 1
2021

October 2021 Longshore/Maritime Update

October 2021 Longshore/Maritime Update (No. 269) Notes from your Updater: The Department of Labor has announced the National Average Weekly Wage that will be applicable for the 12-month period beginning October 1, 2021.  The National Average Weekly Wage is $863.49. Consequently, … Read full post…

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August 31
2021

September 2021 Longshore/Maritime Update

September 2021 Longshore/Maritime Update (No. 268) Notes from your Updater: On August 5, 2021, the Fifth Circuit agreed to rehearing in the appeal addressing whether there was removal jurisdiction in the suits by Louisiana parishes against several oil and gas … Read full post…

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August 19
2021

Brown Sims lawyers named to 2022 Best Lawyers® list

Brown Sims is pleased to announce that 5 lawyers have been included in the 2022 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America. Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to … Read full post…

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