Category Archives: Maritime and Admiralty

Maritime and Admiralty Subrogation Posts

WHEN BOATS BURN: Subrogating Marina Boat Storage Losses

The owner of the vintage 1968 57-foot Chris Craft Constellation Yacht could barely recognize the custom mahogany plank craftsmanship of his boat through the blackened ash and the tears. Yet it was the owner’s insurance company who should have been … Learn More

IF IT SEEMS TOO GOOD TO BE TRUE: The Problem With Cut-Rate Subrogation Vendors

Litigation is rarely cheap, but it is often necessary. Nowhere is this truer than in the area of insurance subrogation, where those who resist paying subrogation claims assume that insurance companies are loath to pull the trigger and file suit … Learn More

Subrogating Longshore Payments Against Jones Act Recoveries

A recent decision by the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals has dramatically expanded a longshore harbor workers’ compensation carrier’s rights of subrogation in Jones Act cases. The Chenevert v. Travelers Indemnity Co., 2014 WL 902873 (5th Cir. 2014) decision declares … Learn More

Carrier Reimbursement Under War Hazards Compensation Act

My oldest son was recently in Afghanistan as a civilian contractor with Army and Air Force Exchange Service (AAFES). He is one of tens of thousands of employees of civilian contractors working overseas and subject to workers’ compensation under the … Learn More

Spring 2004

  • Battling the Common Fund Monster
  • Common Sense Prevails As Exclusivity Rule Is Limited By Alabama Supreme Court – Weaver v. Kimberly Clark Corp. , 2003 WL 2185720 (Ala. 2003).
  • Subrogating Against God?
  • Subrogating on the Waterfront: Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Comp Subrogation (Part 1 of 2)
  • Submit Your Subrogation Questions Via Internet
  • Texas Issues Ethics Ruling on Attorneys’ Fees
  • Chart on Contributory Negligence/Comparative Fault for All 50 States Available on MWL Website
  • Seminars Available
  • Future Newsletters to Be Sent in Electronic Form
  • Considering Joining the National Association of Subrogation Professionals (NASP)
  • New ERISA/Health Plan Subrogation Book Due in August
  • 2004 Updates to Workers’ Compensation Subrogation In All 50 States Complete

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