King, Krebs & Jurgens, PLLC

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201 St. Charles Ave.
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New Orleans, Louisiana 70170, United States
Contact: Steven Rossi, Director of Marketing
Phone: 504-582-3800
Fax: 504-582-1233
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Other U.S. Locations
  • Texas
Number of Attorneys
25-50 Attorneys

More Energy Service Contracts Should Now Qualify as Maritime

As anticipated previously, the en banc Fifth Circuit in In re Larry Doiron, Inc., jettisoned the two-tier, six-factor test of Davis & Sons, Inc. v. Gulf Oil Corp. in favor of a new “simplified” test to determine whether “a…more
 /  Commercial Law & Contracts, Energy & Utilities, Maritime Law

Fourth Circuit Reverses Benefits Review Board’s View of the Effect of Retirement

On January 3, 2018, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit in Russell Moody v. Huntington Ingalls Incorporated, No. 16-1773 (4th Cir., 01/03/2018), reversed a ruling of the Benefit Review Board that had…more
 /  Administrative Law, Civil Procedure, Labor & Employment Law, Maritime Law

Don't Lien on Me: Identification and Mitigation of Maritime Lien Risks in Marine Lease/Loan Transactions

Due to their increasing size, specialization and technological sophistication, today’s vessels present attractive “big-ticket” financing opportunities. However, commercial vessels, regardless of type, will inevitably incur…more
 /  Commercial Law & Contracts, Finance & Banking, Maritime Law

Tax Audit Risk Shifted from Partners to Partnership

NEW TAX PARTNERSHIP AUDIT PROCEDURES - A legislative change to partnership tax audit procedures enacted under the Obama administration is set to go into effect as of January 1, 2018. All tax partnerships need to be prepared…more
 /  Business Organizations, Taxation

Overview of the Revisions to AIA Owner-Contractor Construction Documents

Just as it did in 2007, when it issued a new set of construction contract documents to replace the existing 1997 set, the American Institute of Architects (“AIA”) recently issued its series of revised construction contracts…more
 /  Commercial Law & Contracts, Construction Law

Fifth Circuit Affirms Contractors Cannot Be Criminally Liable for OCSLA Violations

On September 27, 2017, the Fifth Circuit in U.S.A. v. Don Moss, Curtis Dantin, Grand Isle Shipyard, Incorporated, and Christopher Srubar, No. 16-30516 (5th Cir. September 27, 2017), issued a decision affirming the District…more
 /  Government Contracting, Maritime Law

Greek Shipowners Extend Voluntary Tax

Greek shipowners have agreed to extend a voluntary tax contribution to the Greek government, which I previously blogged about, for an additional year due to the fact that Greece is still struggling with its debt crisis. Members…more
 /  Maritime Law, Taxation

Is There a Coming Sea Change in the Analysis of whether Energy Services Contracts Are Maritime?

In 1990, the U.S. Fifth Circuit rendered its decision in Davis & Sons, Inc. v. Gulf Oil Corp., through which the Court attempted to harmonize the existing state of the law to determine whether a contract to supply a work barge…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Energy & Utilities, Maritime Law

“Last Employer Rule” in Occupational Disease Addressed by Fifth Circuit

On May 17, 2017, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit rendered a decision affirming an Administrative Law Judge’s decision in Bollinger Shipyards, Inc., et al. v. Director, OWCP, et al., No. 16-60370. This…more
 /  Administrative Law, Labor & Employment Law, Maritime Law

U.S. Customs and Border Protection Withdraws Proposed Changes to Jones Act Rulings

In a move hailed as a win for international offshore marine contractors and oil companies operating in the Gulf of Mexico and decried as a setback for domestic shipping interests, the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (“CBP”)…more
 /  Energy & Utilities, International Law & Trade, Maritime Law, Transportation

Coleman Issues Tax Tip: Determining Worker Status

One of the more difficult tax issues with which businesses are often confronted is determining whether persons supplying personal services to the business are employees or independent contractors. The IRS has recently issued a…more
 /  Labor & Employment Law, Taxation

Takeaways from the 2017 Annual Longshore Conference

The 2017 Annual Longshore Conference was held last week at the Intercontinental Hotel in New Orleans. The annual conference, which is presented by Loyola University New Orleans College of Law in conjunction with the U.S…more
 /  Maritime Law

Fifth Circuit Affirms Use of Special Jury Interrogatory on Whether an Accident Occurred

In defending personal injury claims, defendants frequently have to deal with jury interrogatories that infer the plaintiff actually experienced an incident that caused or contributed to his complaints, despite there being a…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Maritime Law, Personal Injury

Psychological Injuries and Medical Examiners Under the LHWCA

On January 27, 2017, the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals in Ceres Marine Terminals, Inc. v. Director, OWCP, (Samuel Jackson), No. 15-1041, affirmed the decisions of an Administrative Law Judge and the Benefits Review Board…more
 /  Labor & Employment Law, Maritime Law

Longshoreman’s Negligence Claim Against a Vessel Limited to § 905(b)

In Seaboard Spirit LTD, et al. v. Antwon Hyman, et al., No. 15-12953, an unpublished opinion issued by the Eleventh Circuit on December 5, 2016, the Court of Appeals reversed a District Court’s opinion that had expanded a vessel…more
 /  Labor & Employment Law, Maritime Law
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