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This is often the 2016 pocket half replace for Schoenbaum's Admiralty and Maritime legislation, fifth, Hornbook sequence.

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3d 140 (2d Cir. 2011). For a good discussion of admiralty tort jurisdiction, see Cruz-Aponte v. 2d 247 (D. R. 2012). Admiralty jurisdiction extends to claims to enforce foreign admiralty judgments. A. v. 3d 527 (4th Cir. 2013). The court extended admiralty jurisdiction to an injury sustained during a jet ski and snorkeling tour in the Virgin Islands. Jerome v. , 2013 WL 692471, 2013 AMC 1331 (D. I. 2013). In Tandon v. 3d 239 (2d Cir. 2014), the Second Circuit found that federal admiralty jurisdiction did not extend to vessel owners who had filed a petition for exoneration from or limitation of liability against a marina owner to limit their tort liability for injuries sustained in a physical altercation among recreational visitors on and around a permanent dock surrounded by navigable water.

2014), involved a seaman who was injured aboard a vessel that brought an action against his employer, against the vessel in rem, and against entities associated with the vessel’s ownership, management, and operation, asserting a negligence claim and an admiralty cause of action against the owners of unseaworthy vessels. Following trial, the jury returned a verdict for the defendants on the unseaworthiness claim and, on the negligence claim, apportioned 10% of fault to the defendants and 90% to the seaman.

The Fifth Circuit affirmed holding the technician was the invitee of the operator, and the technician was not an invitee of the provider. � 3–23ŠŠŠŠTime for Filing Suit In Merle Wood & Assoc. v. 3d 1234 (11th Cir. 2013), the Eleventh Circuit held that claims for quantum meruit and unjust enrichment by a yacht broker against a yacht manufacturer and seller were time-barred under the statute of limitations. Applying Florida’s four year statute of limitations, the court found its holding turned on when “the last element” of the claims occurred.

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