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Jury for General Maritime Negligence (access required)

The Norfolk U.S. District Court held a boating accident victim could demand a jury trial in his amended complaint against two boat operators; the “saving-to suitors” clause in 28 USC § 1333(1) preserves the common law remedy in general maritime negligence claims asserted against in personam defendants. Victim sustained severe and permanent injuries in a boating ...

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