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Supreme Court ruling gives longshoreman a second trial – $5,000,000 Verdict (access required)

Sherman Whitaker was a longshoreman injured while working on the defendant’s vessel at Portsmouth Marine Terminal on Aug. 14, 2002. Plaintiff fell seven feet onto the deck of a the vessel through a catwalk while unlashing cargo. He sustained a neck and back injury and was treated at the emergency room and released. Plaintiff was later ...

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