The popular legal news outlet focused on the advocacy efforts of Partner Carolyn M. Latti in the wake of two recent federal court case rulings on seafaring tragedies. Latti decried the meager recoveries provided to families of mariners who lost their lives while working at sea.
She explained how the Limitation of Shipowner’s Liability Act protects owners at the expense of children of deceased workers. “An owner can have $3 million in insurance coverage,” she notes, but unless victims can meet legal hurdles, “the claimants get nothing.”
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