106 ABA Journal Transportation & Energy Issues articles.
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg peppered the lawyer for Exxon Mobil with questions during oral arguments yesterday on whether a $2.5 billion punitive damages award should stand.
Ginsburg suggested a jury…
Feb 28, 2008 1:05 PM CST
The U.S. Supreme Court is giving lawyers for both sides an extra 15 minutes to argue over the propriety of a $2.5 billion punitive damages award in the Exxon Valdez…
Feb 15, 2008 6:36 PM CST
The U.S. Senate is in no rush to vote on ratification of the Law of the Sea Convention
Feb 2, 2008 4:28 PM CST
Justices sail into murky waters over damages from infamous disaster
Feb 1, 2008 3:57 PM CST
A Miami plaintiffs lawyer has withdrawn from 77 injury cases against a cruise line following allegations that two investigators for his law firm paid for inside information.
A defendant cruise line has filed motions seeking to disqualify a Miami plaintiffs firm from pursuing 75 pending claims by passengers and workers, contending that the Wingate Law Firm retained…
Jan 16, 2008 8:02 PM CST
The U.S. Supreme Court is considering whether Delaware can block New Jersey from allowing a natural-gas storage and processing facility on the Delaware River.
At issue are the states’ rights…
Nov 28, 2007 5:25 PM CST
Justice Samuel A. Alito Jr. has recused himself in Exxon Mobil’s appeal of a $2.5 billion punitive damages award, raising the possibility of a 4-4 split.
A tie vote in…
Oct 30, 2007 11:14 AM CDT
The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to consider whether maritime law permits a $2.5 billion punitive damages award against Exxon for the Exxon Valdez oil spill.
Exxon’s Oct 29, 2007 2:43 PM CDT
Plaintiffs in more than 40 medical malpractice lawsuits filed against cruise lines in the past decade are running into a legal roadblock that shields ship owners from liability.
Oct 24, 2007 2:29 PM CDT
Spain has filed claims to a treasure-filled sunken ship found in the Atlantic Ocean.
Odyssey Marine Exploration of Tampa, Fla., announced two weeks ago that it had discovered the ship…
Jun 1, 2007 8:43 PM CDT
Difficulties of Cruise Ship Practice Keep Number of Litigators ‘Steady as She Goes’
Aug 11, 2006 11:42 PM CDT