Admiralty in a Nutshell

Authors: Maraist, Frank L. / Galligan, Thomas C. / Maraist, Catherine M.
Edition: 6th
Copyright Date: 2010
  • Publication Date: October 6th, 2010
  • ISBN: 9780314926999
  • Subject: Admiralty
  • Series: Nutshells
  • Type: Overviews
  • Description: This text addresses maritime tort law, collision law, worker injury claims, wrongful death, and platform injuries. It explores maritime property liens and the seaman's employment contract, wages, and compromise of claims. It discusses marine insurance, towage and pilotage, salvage, and general average. It also covers sovereign immunity; joint and several liability, indemnity, and contribution; liability limitations; and jurisdiction and procedure in maritime claims.