Federal Judge Limits Sea Captain’s Testimony In General Maritime Suit
(June 21, 2016, 1:09 PM EDT) -- PADUCAH, Ky. — A Kentucky federal judge on June 17 limited a sea captain’s testimony in a general maritime lawsuit with regard to the weight of a wet lock line and whether there was a failure to report the marine accident (William Webb v. Crounse Corp., No. 14-00133, W.D. Ky.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 79162).
(Memorandum opinion and order available. Document #30-160708-008Z.)
On July 1, 2014, William Webb sued Crounse Corp. after sustaining injuries aboard its vessel, the M/V Yvonne Conway. According to Webb, he worked...