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Injured longshoreman settles after complex dec action – $3,500,000 Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff worked as a tanker man aboard a barge discharging oil at a dock. Defendants, who had limited insurance coverage for a seaman, took the position that plaintiff was a seaman. Plaintiff claimed he was a longshoreman. After a trial on the issue of status, the plaintiff was found to be a longshoreman. Thereafter, one ...

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