In Lumbermens Mutual Casualty v. United States, the Court of Federal Claims entered a substantial judgment in favor of a performance and payment bond surety for impairment of collateral and... Read More »
In order to prove a claim of legal malpractice, a plaintiff, no differently than in other cases alleging negligence, must prove the existence of a duty, breach of that duty,... Read More »
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Article 49B of the Maryland Code prohibits employment discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion,sex, national oigin, age,disability,marital status,sexual orientation and/or genetic status. Until now, the law has permitted... Read More »
Trading Warranties (also called Navigation limits) can be found in almost every marine insurance policy. A typical yacht policy navigation warranty states: “This policy provides coverage when the ‘insured yacht’ is being... Read More »
While Latin is often referred to as a “dead language” it is still alive and well in the ancient principles of marine insurance. In particular, the doctrine of uberrimae fidei... Read More »
In my Article in the June/July 1999 issue of this Newsletter I discussed the “Special Compensation” that is now available under the Salvage Convention of 1989 (adopted in the U.S.... Read More »