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CLE for Lunch -- The Staten Island and SeaStreak Ferry Casualties: Pointers on How to Deal With the Press, NTSB and USCG

Thursday, September 12, 2013, 12:00-2:00 pm

Registration for this course is now closed.

Intended Audience:

Admiralty Committee Members may register above  'Law Office Staff' for $15

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Location: 2nd floor auditorium

Course ID: C09122013

Number of Sessions: 1

Credits: 2 NJ Credits: 2 General
2 NY Credits: 2 PP; Transitional and Non-transitional

Course Description:

In light of the recent spate of ferry disasters, attorneys need to know more than ever how to deal with the press, the National Transportation Safety Board and the United States Coast Guard, whether representing the injured plaintiffs or the defendant transportation companies.

Join NYCLA’s Admiralty Committee for lunch followed by a fascinating discussion conducted by William Bennett, Of Counsel at Blank Rome. Mr. Bennett has extensive experience litigating and arbitrating all types of marine and shore based disputes throughout the United States involving personal injury, wrongful death, contract disputes, charter party disputes, insurance coverage issues, groundings, collisions, sinkings, strandings, salvage, fire, and cargo disputes. He has also served as arbitrator and mediator for personal injury and contract disputes.

Lunch will be provided before the program begins at 12:20 pm


12:00 PM -- 12:20 PM    LUNCH

12:20 PM -- 2:00 PM      PROGRAM


Program Co-sponsor: NYCLA Admiralty Committee

Faculty: William Bennett, Blank Rome



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