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Florida Supreme Court Allows Commercial Fishermen to Recover Lost Profits Caused by Polluters

August 25, 2010 Commercial Fishermen

In the landmark decision of Curd v. Mosaic Fertilizer, LLC., the Florida Supreme Court recently determined commercial fishermen have both statutory strict liability and common law negligence claims to recover damages caused by discharge of pollutants into Florida’s waters. Given the recent events in the Gulf of Mexico, marine pollution […]