Michelle Otero Valdes


U.S. Supreme Court Decision

The U.S. Supreme Court has now ruled that Lozman‚Äôs houseboat was a "floating home" and has ruled that his floating home is not a vessel. …more
 /  Insurance, Maritime Law, Personal Injury, Transportation

U.S.S.C. Rules that Carrier Negligence Does Not Incorporate Proximate Cause Standard

In CSX TRANSPORTATION, INC. v. MCBRIDE, the U.S. Supreme Court has held that the Federal Employers' Liability Act, which the Jones Act incorporates, does not incorporate “proximate cause” standards developed in…more
 /  Maritime Law, Transportation, Personal Injury
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