46 U.S.C. § 30103 - U.S. Code - Unannotated Title 46. Shipping § 30103. Liability of master, mate, engineer, and pilot

A person may bring a civil action against a master, mate, engineer, or pilot of a vessel, and recover damages, for personal injury or loss caused by the master's, mate's, engineer's, or pilot's--

(1)  negligence or willful misconduct;  or

(2)  neglect or refusal to obey the laws governing the navigation of vessels.

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