Maritime Personal Injury (Previously Admiralty II)

3.00 crs.

This course builds on the basic Admiralty I course and develops the requirements for seaman status under the Jones Act, seaman's remedies, maintenance and cure, the warranty of seaworthiness, Death on the High Seas Act as well as the defenses available.  The course also explores the jurisdictional requirements of the Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act and its incorporation as a remedy under the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act, remedies of maritime employees and obligations of maritime employers.  In addition, students will learn the administrative process of the Longshore Act.  LAW L864 Admiralty Law is a preferred but not mandatory prerequisite.