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January 4th, 2016

NBF attorney Chris Nicoll successfully obtained summary judgment in federal court and limited liability for a vessel owner whose vessel was destroyed in a marina fire. Two subrogating insurers had challenged the limitation action and sought damages from our client. Chris successfully argued that the opposing expert’s opinion about the cause of the fire was speculative and that there was no proof of negligence or unseaworthiness needed to defeat the limitation action.