Florida Maritime Law and Practice

The newest edition of Florida Maritime Law and Practice features the contributions of an entire group of new author/experts, and well as a dedicated steering committee. It is the ideal guide for Florida practitioners, with a focus on Florida-specific statutes, case law, and rules. The comprehensive source also cites to applicable secondary sources, as well as federal statutes and case law, and international law.

 

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The newest edition of Florida Maritime Law and Practice features the contributions of an entire group of new author/experts, and well as a dedicated steering committee. It is the ideal guide for Florida practitioners, with a focus on Florida-specific statutes, case law, and rules. The comprehensive source also cites to applicable secondary sources, as well as federal statutes and case law, and international law.

The new edition includes:

  • New REVAMPED PUBLICATION with ALL NEW authors and Steering Committee. 
    • New Chapter 15 — Florida Boating Law
    • New Chapter 18 — Maritime Security Law
    • New Chapter 19 — Sales of Vessels
  • Updated case law, statutes, rules, and regulations. 
  • Discussion of of hot topics including:
    • The 2013 United States Supreme Court opinion addressing the question of what constitutes a “vessel.” See Lozman v. City of Riviera Beach, 133 S.Ct. 735, 184 L.Ed.2d 604 (2013).
    • In depth discussion and analysis of the historic divide between courts over the 2011 amendments to the Removal Statute (28 U.S.C. §1441).
    • The 2014 Eleventh Circuit court opinion establishing a cause of action for respondeat superior liability against a cruise liner for the medical negligence of a ship physician. See Franza v. Royal Caribbean Cruises, Ltd., 772 F.3d 1225 (11th Cir. 2014).
    • 2016 York-Antwerp Rules.
    • The 2015 reaffirmation of the application of the federal marine-insurance doctrine of uberrimae fidei as an “entrenched admiralty rule.” See AIG Centennial Insurance Co. v. O’Neil, 782 F.3d 1296 (11th Cir. 2015); Catlin (Syndicate 2003) at Lloyd’s v. San Juan Towing & Marine Services, Inc., 778 F.3d 69 (1st Cir. 2015).
    • The new Insurance Act of 2015.
    • Discussion and analysis of the 2016 Florida Legislature’s amendment to F.S. 327.33(2) regarding careless boating.

 

Table of Contents

CONTENTS

Chapter 1  Admiralty And Maritime Jurisdiction
                         Matthew John Valcourt and Carl R. Nelson

Chapter 2  Practice And Procedure
                         Raúl J. Chacón and Andrew D. Craven

Chapter 3  Personal Injury And Wrongful Death Of Seamen And Other Maritime
                         Workers

                         Robert D. Peltz and Andrew L. Waks

Chapter 4  Personal Injury And Wrongful Death Of Passengers
                         William B. Milliken and Tonya J. Meister

Chapter 5  Maritime Workers' Compensation
                         C. Ryan Eslinger

Chapter 6  Carriage Of Goods
                         Lindsey C. Brock

Chapter 7  Charters
                         Michael E. Conroy and Attilio M. Costabel

Chapter 8  Salvage
                         John Howard Thomas and Andrew W. Anderson

Chapter 9  General Average
                         Allen Von Spiegelfeld

Chapter 10  Collision
                           David F. Pope

Chapter 11  Marine Insurance
                           Michelle Otero Valdés

Chapter 12  Maritime Liens
                           David W. McCreadie and Adam D. Griffin

Chapter 13  Limitation Of Liability
                           Allan R. Kelley and Michael W. Mcleod

Chapter 14  Pleasure Boats
                           Captain Alan S. Richard, Joanne M. Foster and Anthony J. Cuva

Chapter 15  Florida Boating Law
                           Captain Alan S. Richard

Chapter 16  Pilotage And Towage
                           Christopher R. Koehler

Chapter 17  Marina Liability
                           James N. Hurley

Chapter 18  Maritime Security Law
                           Captain Robert L. Gardana

Chapter 19  Sales Of Vessels
                           Attilio M. Costabel and David R. Maass

INDEXES