Articles featuring tag: maritime law

Attorney Jessica Ibert to Speak at FBA's Admiralty Law Committee Meeting

One of our associates, Jessica L. Ibert, is presenting at the Federal Bar Association’s Admiralty Law Committee Meeting on September 12, 2017. She will be hosting an informal discussion on “Keeping it Real: Differing Perspectives on the Current State of the Practice of Law and Recent Changes in the Maritime Practice.” The discussion will explore from the plaintiff and defense perspectives: the Biggest Changes in the Practice of Law Since You’ve Been Practicing; Key

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Lewis, Kullman, Sterbcow & Abramson, LLC Announces Conrad S.P. “Duke” Williams III as Of Counsel

Gulf Coast firm welcomes one of America’s most recognized maritime law practitioners

NEW ORLEANS, LA (June 11, 2018) — Today, Lewis, Kullman, Sterbcow & Abramson, LLC (LKSA), a Gulf Coast regional law firm which litigates in the areas of maritime, aviation, personal injury/wrongful death, medical malpractice, and products liability in both state and federal courts, announced the addition of Conrad S.P. “Duke” Williams, III as Of Counsel.

At LKSA, Williams will focus on litigation, maritime, aviation,

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Maintenance & Cure - Know Your Rights as a Seaman!

By Ian F. Taylor

If you are a seaman who has suffered any type of personal injury while in service of a vessel, you are entitled to a unique form of compensation called maintenance and cure. Courts in the United States have enforced a seaman’s right to maintenance and cure since 1823. Maintenance and cure is not based on fault; therefore, regardless of whether your employer or a third party did anything wrong, you are

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Paul Sterbcow to Receive Distinguished Maritime Lawyer Award

The New Orleans Bar Association's Maritime and International Law Committee will honor Managing Member, Paul M. Sterbcow, by presenting its Distinguished Maritime Lawyer Award at its luncheon on October 26, 2017. This prestigious award honors maritime attorneys for their dedication in practicing admiralty law.

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