Admiralty Law



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Texas Tech Law Review


Surveys recent developments in admiralty and maritime law, covering case law, statutes, and regulations. In addressing the Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act (“LHWCA”), the article focuses on workers' compensation and third party negligence provisions of the Act. This article emphasizes the law of the Fifth Circuit.



Admiralty law, Maritime law, Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act, LHWCA, Workers' compensation, Third party negligence, Fifth Circuit, Texas forum non conveniens rules, Forum non conveniens doctrine, Federal Maritime Law, Chick Kam Choo, Ikospentakis v. Thalassic Steamship Agency, Dow Chemical v. Castro Alfaro, Seamen’s claim, Jones Act, Unseaworthiness, Jury instructions, Whistleblowers, Charter parties, Safe berth clause, Maritime tort claims, Maritime recovery, Louisiana ex rel. Vuste v. M/V Testbank, Oil Polution Act of 1990, OPA 1990, Texas Oil Spill Prevention and Response Act of 1991, OSPRA 1991, Admiralty jurisdiction


23 Tex. Tech L. Rev. 43