Articles and Presentations on Maritime Law

Published Articles

Matthew H. Ammerman, Octopus Arms: The Reach of OCSLA after Valladolid, 15 Loyola Maritime Law Journal 215 (2016).

Matthew H. Ammerman, The New Removal Regime, 38 Tulane Maritime Law Journal 389 (2014).

Back to the Future for Maintenance and Cure Claims, Texas Lawyer, July 13, 2009.

Uniformity Quest May End Loss-of-Society Damages in Death Claims, Texas Lawyer, August 6, 2007.

Presentations and Papers

“Octopus Arms: The Reach of OCSLA after Valladolid,” University of Texas Admiralty and Maritime Law Conference, January 21, 2016.

“The Case for Removal into Admiralty,” 13th Annual Alvin B. Rubin Conference on Maritime Personal Injury Law, Louisiana State University, March 27, 2015.

"The New Removal Regime," University of Texas Admiralty and Maritime Law Conference, October 18, 2013.

"No More Hand Grenades: Coverage under the LHWCA," Houston Marine Insurance Seminar, Houston, Texas, October 1, 2013.

"The Intoxication Defense under the Longshore & Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act," Shipbuilders Council of America, October 21, 2010.

"An Overview of Seamen’s Personal Injury Claims," Houston Bar Association, October 8, 2010.

"DOL Initiative to Improve Timeliness of Reporting," Shipbuilders Council of America, March 11, 2010.

"Avoiding Medicare Land Mines in Maritime Personal Injury Settlements," University of Texas Admiralty and Maritime Law Conference, October 24, 2008.

“Medicare Set-Aside and Lien Issues in a Maritime Context," 5th Annual Judge Rubin Conference on Maritime Personal Injury Law, LSU Law Center, March 2, 2007.

“Risky Business: Effective Longshore Claims Handling,” Risk Insurance & Management Society, Philadelphia, April 2005.

“Closing the Deal: Avoiding Land Mines in Maritime Settlements” University of Texas Admiralty and Maritime Law Conference, Houston, September 2004.

“An Overview of Coverage under the LHWCA and Section 905(b) Claims,” Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis, May 2003.

“Is There a Line in the Sand? Recent Developments on Jurisdiction under the Longshore & Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act.” University of Texas Admiralty and Maritime Law Conference, 2001.

“What You Need to Know about the Longshore Act and its Application to Petroleum Operations,” Petroleum Insurance & Environmental Protection Conference, 2000.