Category Archives: Longshore Update

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 3
2021

August 2021 Longshore/Maritime Update

August 2021 Longshore/Maritime Update (No. 267) Notes from your Updater: On July 2, 2021, the Fifth Circuit agreed to en banc rehearing of its decision in Douglass v. Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha, No. 20-30382 (5th Cir. Apr. 30, 2021) (per … Read full post…

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