Antiquated Legal Defense Used in California Boat Fire That Killed 34

An antiquated legal defense has been asserted in the California boat fire where 34 people died which could keep any of the victim’s families from bringing a lawsuit. This is an outdated defense that has disadvantaged many injured and killed seamen, and needs to be addressed by the Courts.

https://www.nytimes.com/reuters/2019/09/06/us/06reuters-california-fire-liability-analysis.html?searchResultPosition=4

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