Close to 20 years ago we at LIG decided we took the position that we would not write P&I on any account at limits less than $1mil. But with new…
On March 10, 2014, the United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals upheld that a land-based vessel repair supervisor was entitled to status as a Jones Act seaman. Elevating Boats,…
We are pleased to announce the release of “Waveline 2014: State of the Marine & Longshore Market”, commissioned from LIG’s national survey in January 2014 to gauge the state of…
Acting United States Attorney A. Lee Bentley, III announced a grand jury returned five indictments charging seven men with conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraud.The men charged are John…
There has long been a principal of upmost good faith in Marine Insurance, i.e. you have to disclose information that is relevant, even if you are not asked for it…
A native of Puerto Rico was recently awarded a record $7.5 million settlement in a back and neck injury lawsuit following the sudden explosion of an air tank aboard a marine vessel that was docked...
On March 10, 2014, the United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals upheld that a land-based vessel repair supervisor was entitled to status as a Jones Act seaman. Elevating Boats, LLC operates 26-30...
If you have read the press over the last few months you might think it is time to repeal the Jones Act – just a few of the headlines have been: · Want...
IIMIS is pleased to announce the two Fall 2014 CMIP Seminars as follows: The first seminar “Recreational Marine Insurance” is being held in Seattle, WA Oct 9th-10th, 2014. Topics for this...
Willie David Williams has been awarded a unanimous $9.6 million jury verdict against Diamond Offshore Services. Mr. Williams was employed by Diamond Offshore on a semi-submersible drilling vessel,...
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