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The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans has unanimously affirmed a district court’s ruling that a sea captain is entitled to more than $11 million in lost future earnings after he was injured tripping over a stair in a hatch door. The case is Rivera v. Kirby Offshore Marine L.L.C. No. 19-40799, 2020 U.S. App. LEXIS 40163 (5th Cir. Dec. 22, 2020). 

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