California Supreme Court Watch

Dec 20, 2023
Ranger v. Alamitos Bay Yacht Club, S282264.

#23-260 Ranger v. Alamitos Bay Yacht Club, S282264. (B315302; 95 Cal.App.5th 240; Los Angeles County Superior Court; 19STCV22806.) Petition for review after the Court of Appeal affirmed the judgment in a civil action. This case presents the following issue: May a maritime worker described by 33 United States Code section 902(3)(A)–(F) within the Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act (33 U.S.C. § 901 et seq.) bring an action to recover for a workplace injury under the general maritime law or does California’s workers’ compensation scheme provide the worker’s exclusive remedy?

Petition for review granted: 12/20/2023

Case fully briefed: 4/22/2024

See the Court of Appeal Opinion.