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Federal Judge: Decedent Not ‘Seafarer’; Family Can Seek Wrongful Death Damages

(May 6, 2016, 10:20 AM EDT) -- NEW ORLEANS — A self-employed commercial fisherman killed when his vessel collided with a towing vessel was not a “seafarer” pursuant to Yamaha Motor Corp., U.S.A. v. Calhoun; therefore, his family...
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