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INT'L MARINE RESEARCH v. SANDERS MARINE TOW, et al

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Case Number: 
0:05-cv-61364 Search Pacer
Opposing Party: 
International Marine Research Institute, Inc.
Court Type: 
Federal
US District Court: 
Southern District of Florida
Date Filed: 
Aug 15 2005

"1 . This is a cause of admiralty and maritime jurisdiction within the meaning of Rule 9(h) of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and is within the subject matter jurisdiction of this Court pursuant to Title 28 U .S .C. § 1333 . More particularly, this suit concerns casualties to a vessel owned by Plaintiff, IMRI, and asserts alternative claims against the Defendants for breach of the implied warranty of suitable towing vessel, breach of the implied warranty of workmanlike performance, negligent towing, negligent salvage, and breach of a marine insurance contract .
2. In addition, this suit involves an in rem claim against the motor vessel named Phoenix under Rule C of the Supplemental Rules for Certain Admiralty and Maritime Claims of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure .
3 . This suit also contains claims for breach of oral contract to procure marine insurance, negligent failure to procure marine insurance, breach of fiduciary duty to procure and
maintain marine insurance, and misrepresentation about marine insurance coverage . To the extent that the aforementioned claims do not fall within this Court's original jurisdiction, Plaintiff invokes this Court's supplemental jurisdiction pursuant to Title 28 U .S.C. § 1367."

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