Sailors’ fisticuffs

September 23, 2011

  • 348 Seamen
  • 348k29 Personal Injuries
  • 348k29(3) k. Fellow Servants.

348 SeamenSince sailors lead a rough life on the seas and are more apt to use their fists than office employees, the no-fault warranty of seaworthiness does not mean that a shipowner is liable for injuries resulting from every sailors’ brawl.
Rigdon Marine Corp. v. Roberts, 270 S.W.3d 220 (Tex. App. 2008)
Suggested by Valerie Garber, West Principal Attorney Editor