By Rick Steinberg, Of Counsel This article will give an overview of the effect of a bankruptcy filing by a maritime debtor on Admiralty Rule B attachments under the Supplemental Rules for Admiralty or Maritime Claims. WHAT IS A MARITIME ATTACHMENT? The maritime attachment lien is an ancient device that predates the grant of general […]

As a small business owner, you may be familiar with the concept of an in-house general counsel, who is an attorney that is an employee of a company who handles a variety of business-related issues extending across a number of legal disciplines.  The cost of employing an in-house general counsel, while a fixed expense, is […]

QuestionHelp!  My carrier/shipper contract says my liability as a carrier for freight damage or loss is limited to $1,000,000.00 but the Bills of Lading say my liability as a carrier is limited to $1.00.Is my limitation $1,000,000.00 or $1.00?Can I split the difference?What do I do? Answer:      It depends.      This article […]