Category Archives: Longshore Update

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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April 1
2022

April 2022 Longshore/Maritime Update

April 2022 Longshore/Maritime Update (No. 275) Notes from your Updater: Following in the footsteps of Fane Lozman, who twice obtained Supreme Court review of his cases, Pamela and Stuart Kessler sued the City of Key West and many of its … Read full post…

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March 1
2022

March 2022 Longshore/Maritime Update

March 2022 Longshore/Maritime Update (No. 274) Notes from your Updater: The Department of Labor published a final rule adjusting penalties after January 15, 2022, pursuant to the Inflation Adjustment Act.  The rule makes the following adjustments to penalties assessed by … Read full post…

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February 1
2022

February 2022 Longshore/Maritime Update

February 2022 Longshore/Maritime Update (No. 273) Notes from your Updater: A panel of the Ninth Circuit held that a terminal’s RICO suit against the International Longshore & Warehouse Union and individual union workers for alleged overbilling on fraudulent timesheets required … Read full post…

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January 3
2022

January 2022 Longshore/Maritime Update

January 2022 Longshore/Maritime Update (No. 272) Notes from your Updater: Best wishes to all of our readers for 2022. On December 7, 2021, the Third Circuit held that the Chief Engineer of a Liberian petroleum tanker could be prosecuted in … Read full post…

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