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Under the Jones Act, an Employer’s Violation of a Maritime Safety Regulation Will Preclude Reduction of the Seaman’s Recovery Based on Contributory Negligence
(Texas Tech Law Review, 1978)
Examines the Texas Court of Civil Appeals for Corpus Christi’s case Rodriguez v. B-R Dredging Co. In Rodriguez. The trial court found that an employer violated a maritime safety regulation, in this case section 26.B.04 of ...
Duty of Employer to Furnish Safe Working Environment Will Support Injunction Against Smoking in the Work Area
(Texas Tech Law Review, 1977)
Examines the Superior Court of New Jersey, Chancery Division’s case Shimp v. New Jersey Bell Telephone Company. The court in Shimp held that the right of a nonsmoker to a smoke-free work environment is an extension of the ...