Summer is here, and boaters eagerly sail or drive their gems-of-the ocean in summer fun. To the lawyer, the boating season means personal injury cases of a special, and possibly, unfamiliar nature. Torts on yachts usually fall within United States admiralty law jurisdiction. We shall sketch the applicable law-for those who read as they run (over the waves).
Jeffrey A. Rich,
Torts on Boats and Yachts,
19 Clev. St. L. Rev.
available at http://engagedscholarship.csuohio.edu/clevstlrev/vol19/iss3/11