Category Archives: Maritime

August 15
2018

U.S. Fifth Circuit’s New Maritime Contract Analysis

In states along the Gulf of Mexico, a longstanding issue for litigation revolves around the determination of whether contracts applicable to offshore oil and gas exploration should be categorized as falling under maritime law. This categorization determined whether federal law … Read full post…

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January 11
2018

Shareholders Kenneth G. Engerrand, Monica F. Markovich and Allen D. Hemphill have been recognized as 2017 Houstonia magazine Top Lawyers

Shareholders Kenneth G. Engerrand, Monica F. Markovich and Allen D. Hemphill have been recognized as 2017 Houstonia magazine Top Lawyers. Mr. Engerrand and Mr. Hemphill were recognized as 2017 Top Lawyers in the Aviation, Admiralty, Maritime and Transportation Practice Areas. … Read full post…

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November 2
2012

Asbestos: Is a Navy Ship a “Product” for Strict Product Liability Purposes and is there a “Sophisticated Purchaser” Defense?

The federal court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania has continued the recent trend of reexamining whether admiralty law applies in waterfront asbestos cases. In Mack v. General Electric Co., 2012 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 143380 (Oct. 3, 2012), the court … Read full post…

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