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SDNY - IN ACTION FOR ANCHOR DAMAGE TO SUBMERGED CABLE DISMISSES OPA CLAIMS AGAINST TUG INTERESTS AND ORDERS NYOSL CLAIMS TO BE PURSUED IN RELATED LIMITATION ACTION

SCT – OVERTURNS SECOND CIRCUIT AND HOLDS SERVICE REQUIREMENTS WERE NOT SATISFIED UNDER THE FOREIGN SOVEREIGN IMMUNITIES ACT AND PREVENTS SAILORS KILLED AND INJURED IN THE USS COLE BOMBING FROM RECOVERING DAMAGES FROM THE GOVERNMENT OF SUDAN

EDNY - DENIES MOTION TO VACATE LIMITATION STAY AS CONTINGENT INDEMNITY CLAIMS CLOUD ALLEGED SOLE CLAIMANT STATUS

EDPA - CONTRACT FOR OPERATION OF RAILCAR-TO-BARGE  TRANSLOADING FACILITY ON DELAWARE RIVER IS MARITIME IN NATURE

8CIR- VACATES BARGE ALLISION JUDGMENT FOR RAILROAD BRIDGE OWNER AND REMANDS FOR ASSESSMENT OF COMPARATIVE FAULT

DNJ - YACHT SINKING NOT COVERED BY ALL-RISK POLICY AS CLAIMANT FAILED TO PROVE HEAVY RAINFALL AS A CAUSATIVE FORTUITY

SCT – IN THE MARITIME TORT CONTEXT, A PRODUCT MANUFACTURER HAS A DUTY TO WARN WHEN ITS PRODUCT REQUIRES INCORPORATION OF A PART (ASBESTOS), THE MANUFACTURER KNOWS OR HAS REASON TO KNOW THAT THE INTEGRATED PRODUCT IS LIKELY TO BE DANGEROUS FOR ITS INTENDED USES, AND THE MANUFACTURER HAS NO REASON TO BELIEVE THAT THE PRODUCT’S USERS WILL REALIZE THAT DANGER

5CIR – AFFIRMS KIRKLAND’S CLAIMS ARE PREEMPTED BY THE LHWCA OR OTHERWISE BARRED BY APPLICABLE STATUTES OF LIMITATIONS

UKCOA(Civ.) - HAGUE-VISBY ART. IV.2(B) EXEMPTION FOR CARGO DAMAGE CAN APPLY TO SHIP FIRES CAUSED BARRATROUSLY

UKQB(ADMLTY) - UNSEAWORTHINESS DUE TO DEFECTIVE PASSAGE PLAN EXCUSES CARGO INTERESTS FROM GA CONTRIBUTIONS ARISING FROM CONTAINERSHIP GROUNDING INCIDENT

DHAW - COMMERCIAL USE PERMIT IS NOT AN APPURTENANCE OF VESSEL FOR MARITIME LIEN PURPOSES

SDAL - OWNER OF RULE B ATTACHED VESSEL HELD LIABLE FOR ENGLISH JUDGMENT AS ALTER EGO OF FREIGHT FORWARD AGREEMENT DEBTOR

9CIR - PHILIPPINE ARBITRATOR'S "BLESSING” DID NOT CONVERT SETTLEMENT OF SEAMAN'S INJURY CLAIM TO AN ARBITRAL AWARD ENTITLED TO NEW YORK CONVENTION ENFORCEMENT

SDNY - ALLOCATES VESSEL SALE PROCEEDS IN LONG-RUNNING INTRA-FAMILY DISPUTE

SDNY - RECOVERY FOR DAMAGE TO HELICOPTER CAPPED AT $500 WHETHER COGSA PACKAGE LIMIT OR CFU APPLIES

SDFLA – AWARDS SUMMARY JUDGMENT IN FAVOR OF NCL HOLDING PLAINTIFF DID NOT DEMONSTRATE NCL HAD ACTUAL OR CONSTRUCTIVE NOTICE OF SALMONELLA ON BOARD THE SHIP AND NO PROOF OF CAUSATION

NYSCT(APDIV) - REVERSES DISMISSAL OF SPEEDBOAT ALLISION DEATH CLAIMS DUE TO MUNICIPALITY'S FAILURE TO PROVE PROPER BUOYS PLACEMENT AND MAINTENANCE

DAZ - FINDING LAKE HAVASU A NAVIGABLE WATERWAY DENIES MOTION TO DISMISS LIMITATION ACTION ARISING FROM RECREATIONAL BOATING COLLISION

SDGA - HOLDS LHWCA DOES NOT MAKE VESSEL OWNER STRICTLY LIABLE FOR ALL INJURIES OCCURRING ON ITS VESSEL AND FINDS VESSEL OWNER DID NOT VIOLATE ITS TURNOVER DUTY TO WARN CLAIMED FILED BY INJURED LONGSHOREMAN