Vol. 39, Issue 1 Case Note Presentations

TMLJ ABA Flyer-Case Notes 2015 copy

Please join us for a presentation of selected works from Volume 39 of the Tulane Maritime Law Journal. This event is being graciously hosted by Liskow & Lewis and is being presented by the Tulane Maritime Law Journal in conjunction with the Admiralty & Maritime Law Committee, Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section of the American Bar Association. We hope you will be able to make it. If not, we will be posting a link to view a recording of the presentations in the near future!

The presentations will be held from 5:30–6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 26, 2015, at the New Orleans offices of Liskow & Lewis.


Taylor Coley, Brokers and Buyers Beware: Underwriters are Nickel and Dimed by Strict Interpretation of Language in Excess and Umbrella Policies of Offshore Energy Companies

Matthew Drenan, Pulling the Trigger: The Ninth Circuit Blows Away the Suicide Provision of the LHWCA in Kealoha v. Director, Office of Workers Compensation Program

Claire Galley, Change is in the Air (and at Sea): The Fifth Circuit Redraws the Lines of Federal Authority Over Investigation of Maritime Disasters in United States v. Transocean Deepwater Drilling, Inc.

Michael Gaines, Adrift at Sea in Search of the Proper Scope of The Penhallow Rule: D’Amico Dry Ltd. v. Primera (Hellas) Maritime Ltd.

Alana Riksheim, The Rise of the Exoneration Clause: The Second Circuit Holds a Downstream Covenant Not To Sue Enforceable in Sompo Japan Insurance Co. of America v. Norfolk Southern Railway Co.

Clayton Vignocchi, ITLOST? The International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea Sounds the Charge to Expand Coastal State Jurisdiction!

TMLJ ABA Flyer-Case Notes 2015 copy