The JALAVIHAR — General Average case with complex facts arising out of a collision and grounding - Fifth Circuit agreed with our client's position that the COGSA Error in Navigation exception was unconditional and applied before as well as after voyage commencement.
The CHERRY VALLEY — Salvage case involving a loaded oil tanker salving a striken tug and barge carrying a Space Shuttle fuel tank during Tropical Storm Georges.
Largest voluntary salvage award in history.
The TINTOMARA — Mississippi River collision involving a products tanker and a tug and red flag barge flotilla. The resultant oil spill closed the Mississippi River for almost two weeks, and cost about $100 Million USD for response and barge wreck removal expenses. Trial Court Verdict Sole Fault against opponent tug and barge interests.