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Author, "Vessel Owners' Duties To Longshoremen Only Go So Far"
Law360
January 20, 2017

WoganHansford (Ford) P. Wogan, an associate in the firm's Admiralty & Maritime Practice Group in the New Orleans office, recently authored an article that was published in Law360 on January 20, 2017. The article, "Vessel Owners' Duties To Longshoremen Only Go So Far," discusses the recent decision by the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals in Abston v. Jungerhaus Mar. Servs. GMBH & Co. KG, C.A. No. 15-41381, 2016 WL 6574085 (5th Cir. Nov. 4, 2016), where the Fifth Circuit affirmed a summary judgment granted in favor of a vessel owner on the grounds that the longshoreman working aboard the vessel could not establish that the vessel owner breached a duty owed to him. To read the entire article, please click here.