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Hawaii Real Estate Litigation Update 2015 – HSBA Real Property and Financial Services Section

Last year, Gregory W. Kugle and I provided our annual Hawaii real estate litigation update for the Hawaii State Bar Association’s Real Property and Financial Services Section. The outline, with links to the cases, is provided below and a video of the presentation is conveniently on YouTube. So, consider yourself updated on what happened […]

Appointing an arbitrator to protect time for counterclaims

Mr Justice Knowles CBEs judgment in Glencore International AG v (1) PT Tera Logistic Indonesia (2) PT Arpeni Pra [2016] EWHC 82 (Comm) considered whether the wording of a notice of appointment of an arbitrator was sufficient to stop the running of time under section 14(4) Arbitration Act 1996 (the Act) in respect of the […]

Suing Carnival Cruise Lines

Carnival Cruise Line is currently the largest cruise line in the world, offering 24 cruise ships with at least two more intended to join the fleet in the next three years. Carnival touts itself as the fun cruise, offering amenities that appeal to children, families, and older individuals. Millions will ride on a Carnival cruise […]

Customs & Border Protection Arrest Passenger on Kidnapping Charges, But Only After Cruise

News accounts are reporting that the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) arrested a cruise passenger in Miamion charges that he has outstanding arrest warrants for kidnapping as well as assault and battery. The charges involve criminal allegations made in South Carolina. The newspapersaid the unidentified person is now awaiting extradition to South Carolina. A […]

SARA JO Wreckage Possible Hazard to Navigation

Friday, The United States Coast Guard placed limitations on the movement of deep draft vessels across the Coos Bay Harbor entrance. The action came following the capsizing of the SARA JO on the Coos bay bar last week. One crewman died in the sinking of the 49 foot SARA JO, and two men are reported […]

Coast Guard Medevacs Passenger from NCL's Norwegian Breakaway

The United States Coast Guard medevaced a 61 year-old woman from a NCL cruise ship near Cape Hatteras on Monday. The Coast Guard crew was notified that a female passenger was found unconscious aboard the Norwegian Breakaway cruise ship, around 1 P.M. The Coast Guard deployed a MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from U. S. Coast […]

Offshore Supply Vessel Tax Credit Targeted in Louisiana Governor’s Proposed Fiscal Plan

Home / Marine Finance / Offshore Supply Vessel Tax Credit Targeted in Louisiana Governors Proposed Fiscal Plan Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards proposal for short term fixes for the States fiscal problems includes a shot at already-hurting offshore supply vessel owners/operators. OSV operators/owners currently receive a refundable credit of 100% of the ad valorem taxes […]

Follow These Steps If You Are Injured on a Cruise Ship

If you are injured on a cruise ship, there are certain steps you will need to take to ensure you receive the medical care you need and protect your legal rights. At Greenberg, Stone & Urbano, we understand that cruise ship accident victims may be confused following the accident. They will likely be in pain […]

U.S. State Department Warnings: Mexico & El Salvador

Yesterday the U.S. Department of State issued a travel warning for Mexico. The warning applies to only certain locations in Mexico and warns U.S. citizensof traveling to certain places in Mexico due to threats to safety and security. According to the U.S. State Department, U.S. citizens have been the victims of violent crimes, such as […]

Medical Malpractice Aboard Cruise Ships

In the unfortunate event you are injured while on a cruise ship or take seriously ill, you expect to be provided with skilled medical care. The cruise ship physicians, nurses, and medical staff are generally the only medical personnel available to treat injured passengers. These medical professionals must provide the quality care cruise ship passengers […]