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Cooper v. Meridian Yachts, Ltd., No. 08-13830

In an indemnity action by a ship owner to recover sums paid to settle an underlying maritime personal injury action, judgment for defendants is: 1) affirmed in part where the parties' agreement precluded recovering consequential damages or other indirect damages; but 2) reversed in part, where plaintiffs could proceed under federal maritime law on either a strict liability or negligence basis.

Read Cooper v. Meridian Yachts, Ltd., No. 08-13830

Appellate Information

Filed July 21, 2009

Judges

Opinion by Judge Trager