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Admiralty – Wrongful Death – Contribution – Feres Doctrine (access required)

After a four-day bench trial in this suit in admiralty arising out of the death of 19-year-old Freddie N. Porter Jr., asserting a wrongful death claim against plaintiff Vulcan Materials Company, a Norfolk U.S. District Court finds Vulcan Materials jointly and severally liable and grants judgment for claimant in the amount of $1.24 million, to ...