Seemann v. Coastal Environmental Group, Inc.

Plaintiff: Johnny Seemann
Defendant: Coastal Environmental Group, Inc.
Case Number: 2:2015cv02065
Filed: April 13, 2015
Court: US District Court for the Eastern District of New York
Office: Central Islip Office
Presiding Judge: Anne Y. Shields
Presiding Judge: Arthur D. Spatt
Nature of Suit: Marine Product Liability
Cause of Action: 46:688 Jones Act
Jury Demanded By: Plaintiff

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November 29, 2016 Opinion or Order Filing 39 MEMORANDUM OF DECISION & ORDER - Accordingly, the Plaintiffs 36 motion to amend his complaint pursuant to FED. R. CIV. P. 15 is granted in part and denied in part. It is granted to the extent that he is permitted to add GSI as a defendant to the action and assert a claim against it of unseaworthiness under general maritime law. It is denied to the extent that he may not add claims of maintenance and cure or negligence under the Jones Act because those claims would be futile. SEE ATTACHED DEC ISION for details. So Ordered by Judge Arthur D. Spatt on 11/29/2016. (Coleman, Laurie) (Main Document 39 replaced on 11/30/2016 as the incorrect file date was stamped on the decision) (Coleman, Laurie). Modified on 11/30/2016 to remove incorrect file date on document. (Coleman, Laurie).

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Represented By: Jacob Shisha
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