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Unseaworthiness may be repleaded as direct negligence (access required)

Although a man injured in a barge accident could not assert a claim for unseaworthiness against the tug owner because only a seaman employed by a vessel can make such a claim, he can replead a claim for direct negligence. Background This case arises out of an incident Feb. 22, 2018, in which Robert W. Dervishian Jr. ...