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Atlantic Sounding Co., Inc., et al. v. Townsend

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
08-214 11th Cir. Mar 2, 2009
Tr.
Jun 25, 2009 5-4 Thomas OT 2008

Issue: Whether a seaman may recover punitive damages for the willful failure to pay maintenance and cure.

Judgment: Affirmed and remanded, 5-4, in an opinion by Justice Clarence Thomas on June 25, 2009.

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