Feb 01, 2023  
2018-2020 LSU Law Catalog 
    
2018-2020 LSU Law Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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LAW 5424 - Admiralty – Maritime Torts


Credit(s): 3
Principles of law applicable to maritime personal injury litigation; extent of admiralty jurisdiction with respect to personal injury cases; rules of law applicable to industrial accidents, including scope of the Longshoremen’s and Harbor Worker’s Compensation Act as amended, and its relationship to state workmen’s compensation laws; general principles of tort applied in maritime personal injury litigation; remedies available to particular classes of persons, such as seamen, constructive seamen, longshoremen, and harbor workers, and passengers; recent Supreme Court jurisprudence in connection with wrongful death actions; nature and extent of damages recoverable in various kinds of actions; principles of law applicable to injuries occurring on or near fixed off-shore platforms; and scope and application of Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act.



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