Addresses maritime tort law, collision law, worker injury claims, wrongful death, and platform injuries. Explores maritime property liens and the seaman's employment contract, wages, and compromise of claims. Discusses marine insurance, towage and pilotage, salvage, and general average. Also covers sovereign immunity; joint and several liability, indemnity, and contribution; liability limitations; and jurisdiction and procedure in maritime claims. Admiralty in a Nutshell is also available online via West Academic Study Aids.
This is the authorative treatise on admiralty and maritime law. All aspects of maritime law are discussed - from carriage of goods by sea to admiralty rules to cruise ships - and leading cases are analyzed throughout. The work includes practice and procedure forms, as well as marine insurance forms.
This online treatise provides coverage of maritime law governing rights and obligations of merchant seamen. It includes statutes, rules, and case law and covers topics such as jurisdiction, definitions, duties of American consults, relation of foreign counsels to seamen, maritime administrative law, shipping articles, log books, desertion, crew salvage and more.