Supreme Court allowed an injured longshoreman
or harbor worker to
After enactment of the 1972 amendments, the federal courts of appeals fumbled with differing interpretations of the negligence standard in longshoreman
personal injury cases for nine years, until the U.
When a breach of this warranty was found, the shipowner could recover the full damages he paid to an injured or killed longshoreman
or other harbor worker from the stevedore employer.
The average longshoreman
, which is what many crane operators and other dock workers are called, gender notwithstanding, earns an average annual salary of more than $100,000, gets 15 paid holidays on top of vacation and retires with an enviable pension.
He's preparing the next generation," said Chambers, as he pointed out a young longshoreman
Salaries will increase 12 percent, giving the average longshoreman
around $90,000 in annual pay.
Jay Lopez, a third-generation longshoreman
who's spent 24 years on the docks, echoed that caution.
The 55-year-old has been a longshoreman
for almost 35 years and, though he isn't concerned about pay levels, is frustrated about training issues.
The down-to-earth psychic with the longshoreman
good looks and J.