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16) I hope parties appeal & SCOTUS takes up #Tabingo to resolve it w/ #McBride (SCOTUS denied cert in 2015) & #Townsend & #Miles #Admiralty
21st March, 2017 #Townsend, #Miles
10) But, #Tabingo Court's application of #Townsend ignores the well-reasoned concurring opinion of Judge Jones in #…https://t.co/iNvcv0GSfZ
21st March, 2017 #Townsend
9) #Tabingo runs the same traps with unseaworthiness that Justice Thomas did in #Townsend with M&C. https://t.co/av4cHMutRC
21st March, 2017 #Townsend
8) Key points of #Townsend: e) thus, punitive damages exist for willful & wanton denial of M&C. https://t.co/lM6Dq6QJTE
21st March, 2017 #Townsend
7) Key points of #Townsend: d) #Miles v. Apex Marine (SCOTUS 1990) doesn't deal with M&C claims. #Admiralty
21st March, 2017 #Townsend, #Miles
6 - Key points of #Townsend: c) Congress did not alter in any way the nature of a M&C claim under the GML when it passed the #JonesAct
21st March, 2017 #Townsend
5 - Key points of #Townsend: b) seamen could recover punitive damages for willful & wanton denial of M&C under GML
21st March, 2017 #Townsend
4 - Key points of #Townsend: a) Maintenance & Cure (M&C) existed before passage of #JonesAct statute under the General Maritime Law (GML)
21st March, 2017 #Townsend
3 - #Tabingo applies to unseaworthiness claims Justice Thomas' analysis from #Townsend on the Jones Act vis a vis maintenance & cure .
21st March, 2017 #Townsend