3rd Circ. Frees Coast Guard From Suit Over Rescue Attempt

By Jonathan Capriel (February 6, 2024, 9:59 PM EST) -- The U.S. can't be held civilly liable for the drowning death of a conch fisherman, the Third Circuit ruled Tuesday, saying the seaman's estate could only maintain claims if the U.S. Coast Guard's rescue mission had actually put the man in more danger....

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