United States. Court of Appeals (5th Circuit); Legal status of sailors; Liability (Law)
The article focuses on the decision of the U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals in the case Alexander v. Express Energy Operating Services, L.P. wherein the Court held that the employee work on board a vessel for determining seaman status and exposes employers to greater liability.
Colton V. Acosta,
Alexander v. Express Energy Operating Services, L.P.: The Fifth Circuit’s Voyage Away from Reality and the Seamen Renounced in Its Wake,
78 La. L. Rev.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.law.lsu.edu/lalrev/vol78/iss4/15