10th Judge Alvin B. Rubin Conference on McKernan Law Auditorium, LSU Law Center
Maritime Personal Injury Law
Friday, March 2, 2012
7:30-8:30 a.m. Registration and Continental Breakfast (provided)
8:30-9:15 a.m. OPA 90 Causation
(0.75 credit) David W. Robertson
W. Page Keeton Chair in Tort Law
University Distinguished Teaching Professor
University of Texas School of Law, Austin
9:15-9:25 a.m. Break
9:25-10:10 a.m. Punitive Damages in Cases Where the Oil Pollution Act of 1990 Applies
and Miscellaneous Other Maritime Punitive Damages Issues
(0.75 credit) Thomas C. Galligan, Jr.
President and Professor of Humanities
Colby-Sawyer College, New London, NH
Brittan J. Bush
Articles Editor, Louisiana Law Review, LSU Law Center
10:10-10:55 a.m. LHWCA/OCSLA Jurisdiction
(0.75 credit) Kenneth G. Engerrand
Brown Sims, P.C., Houston
10:55-11:05 a.m. Break
11:05-11:50 a.m. Recent Developments in Indemnity and Insurance
(0.75 credit) William W. Pugh, III
Liskow & Lewis, Houston
11:50 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Lunch (provided)
1:00-2:30 p.m. Bench Panel on Recent Developments
(1.5 credits) The Honorable W. Eugene Davis
Circuit Judge, Court of Appeals, U.S. Fifth Circuit, Lafayette
The Honorable Rebecca F. Doherty
Judge, U.S. District Court, Western District of LA, Lafayette Division
The Honorable Sul Ozerden
Judge, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Mississippi, Gulfport
Moderator: Edwin G. Preis, Jr.
Preis & Roy, APLC, Lafayette
2:30-2:40 p.m. Break
2:40-3:10 p.m. Status Report on the BP Litigation
(0.5 credit) Clay J. Garside
Waltzer & Wiygul, LLC, New Orleans
3:10-3:40 p.m. Developments on the Arbitration Front
(0.5 credit) Richard J. “Jerry” Dodson
Dodson, Hooks & Frederick, APLC, Baton Rouge
3:40-3:50 p.m. Break
3:50-4:35 p.m. The Pennsylvania Rule and the Kernan v. American Dredging Rule
(0.75 credit) Paul H. Dué
Dué, Price, Guidry, Piedrahita & Andrews, PA, Baton Rouge
LSUcle deeply appreciates the generosity of the Planning Commit-
tee and speakers who volunteer their time and expertise toward the
goal of presenting a program of the very highest quality.
John W. deGravelles (Chair) Professor David W. Robertson
deGravelles, Palmintier, Holthaus & Frugé, L.L.P., W. Page Keeton Chair in Tort Law
Baton Rouge University Distinguished Teaching Professor
University of Texas School of Law
Richard “Jerry” Dodson Charles L. Stinneford
Dodson, Hooks & Frederick, APLC, Baton Rouge Gordon Arata McCollam Duplantis &
Eagan, LLC, Houston
S. Gene Fendler Dean A. Sutherland
Liskow & Lewis, New Orleans Jeansonne & Remondet, LLC, New Orleans
Edwin G. Preis, Jr.
Preis & Roy, APLC, Lafayette
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