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Tug Owner Wins Limited Liability (access required)

A Norfolk U.S. District Court denies a tug boat owner’s claim for exoneration from liability, but grants the owner’s claim for limitation of liability under the Limitation of Liability Act, 46 U.S.C. § 30501 et seq., and awards the U.S. $2.52 million in damages and prejudgment interest; the court finds the tug owner is not ...