SailNet Community - View Single Post - HMS Bounty in trouble...
View Single Post
post #186 of Old 11-02-2012
jameswilson29
Senior Smart Aleck
 
jameswilson29's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: Richmond, Virginia
Posts: 2,152
Thanks: 34
Thanked 70 Times in 65 Posts
Rep Power: 6
 
Re: HMS Bounty in trouble...

The interesting legal liability issue is whether the owner would be liable for the woman's death after this video is posted to YouTube, assuming he continues to employ the captain.

I believe he is the president and CEO of a large intl. corp, Dow Corning maybe? Find the deep pockets, as they say in the PI field.

If you continue to employ this kind of captain, should you be held personally liable for his negligence? Does the posting of the video constitute sufficient notice/knowledge of the captain's recklessness and incompetence?

Last edited by jameswilson29; 11-02-2012 at 10:04 AM.
jameswilson29 is offline  
Quote Share with Facebook
 
 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome