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DIVING AND THE CANADIAN LAW, ACUC, Burlington, Ontario, Canada, 1979, 26 pages.
J. & Mattews, D. LAW AND LIABILITY IN ATHLETICS, PHYSICAL EDUCATION, AND
RECREATION, Allyn & Bacon, Boston, MA, 1984, 430 pages
G. & Wheeler, C. LEGAL ISSUES FOR FLORIDA DIVING, W.C. Publications,
Gainesville, FL, 1977, 36 pages.
E.S. THE LAW AND THE DIVING PROFESSIONAL, PADI, Santa Ana, CA, 1985, 180 pages.
M. THE BIOGRAPHY OF A LEGAL DISPUTE, Foundation Press, Mincola, NY. 1968, 196
J. SALVAGE LAWS FOR WEEKEND DIVERS, Rowe Publishing, Milwaukee, WI. 1981, 48
N. & Sharpe, D. ADMIRALTY, CASES AND MATERIALS, West Publishing, St. Paul, MN.
1984, 875 pages.
F. ADMIRALTY IN A NUTSHELL, West Publishing, St. Paul, Mn. 1983, 390 pages.
M. THE TERRIBLE TRUTH ABOUT LAWYERS, Beach Tree Books, New York, NY. 1987, 261
HOW TO OBTAIN STATE & FEDERAL PERMITS TO DEVELOP & OPERATE
MARINAS IN MICHIGAN, Michigan Sea Grant, Ann Arbor, MI. 1977, 30 pages.
D. COPYRIGHTS, Howard & Howard, Bloomfield Hills, MI. 1990, 22 pages.
J. (Ed.) LEGAL ASPECTS OF UNDERWATER INSTRUCTION, NAUI, Colton, CA, 1976, 47
Workplace Legislation For Instructors & Divemasters: The Australian
W. High Pressure Air Risk Management- Fill Stations, Visual Inspectors, and Tank
Owners, et. al. 95-99.
G. The NAUI Waiver & Release Agreement-Its Meaning & Effect, 101-110.
L. The Precarious 80's. 217-226.
Somers, L. Can Your Instructor Image Kill? 241-247.
L. How Vulnerable Are You ? 260-267.
K. Ethical and Legal Aspects of Instruction, 80-83.
J. & Gilbert, M. Diving Law '78, 116-125.
Lynch, H. Instructor Liability, 173-189.
L. It Won't Happen To Me Syndrome, 302-309.
ADC Standard 10-1999, Underwater, Mar/Apr. 2000, 68-60.
-----, Court Dismisses Andrea Doria Suit, Undercurrent, Oct. 2003, 10-13.
Court Upholds Negligence Waiver, Undercurrent, February, 1989, 3.
Drug Testing Required For Charter Boat Industry, Upwellings, 13(2), Spring,
Lingering Legal Action Against PADI, Undercurrent, April, 1990, 10-11.
List of State Attorney's Allegations In Ongoing Case, Underwater USA, May, 1990,
No More Classrooms, No More Books, No More Teacher's Dirty Snorkels, In Depth,
February, 1992, 10-12.
PADI & U.S. Divers Sued By Instructors, Undercurrent, September, 1985, 8-9.
PADI Instructors vs. PADI: An Update, Nov/Dec. 1985, 13.
PADI Lawsuit Update, Undercurrent, May, 1987, 9.
PADI's Recent Settlement With Calif. Attorney General 'Dissolves' Agency,
Underwater USA, May, 1991, 9.
Settling Dive Accidents Out of Court, Undercurrent, #3, 1982, 9-11.
That Lawsuit Against PADI, Undercurrent, June, 1986, 11-12.
Those Pending Cases Against PADI, Undercurrent, September, 1988, 9-10.
Why Dive Accidents Are Settled Out of Court, Undercurrent, #1, 1982, 7-10.
N. The Public Trust Domain and Related Michigan Environmental Legislation,
Michigan Bar Journal, Sept. 1987, 894-901.
I. My Uncle Was A Sea Lawyer, Sources, May/June, 1993, 89-90.
R. Ownership of Submerged Lands and Rights to Articles Found Thereon, Michigan
Bar Journal, Sept. 1987, 886-893.
S. Business Demos And Liability, Sources, Sept/Oct. 1992, 59-61.
S. Shipwrecks and the Law: What Professionals Think, Sport Diver, Winter, 1979,
C. Flapping In The Breeze: Dive Flag Laws, Dive Training, June, 1993, 58-61 (Repeat: Sept. 1997, 86-91)
C. Atty General Alleges Malpractice By Former PADI Attorney, Underwater USA,
May, 1990, 6.
J. Member's Forum: How Can Potential Liability Suits Be Minimized For The
Instruction Or Supervision Of Recreational Divers? Sources, Sept/Oct.
K. Legal-Ethical Review of Problems for Instructors,
NAUI News, Dec 1979, 4 pages.
Brylske, A. Training Standards, Dive Training, Nov. 2001, 70-70-78.
S. Exclusions & Exemptions From OSHA’s Commercial Diving Standard,
Underwater, Spring, 1999, 83-87.
B. The Diver's Flag, Skin Diver, March 1979, 20-25.
F. An Introduction to the Maritime Law of Products Liability, Underwater,
Mar/April, 2001, 40-42.
Christini, C. Understanding Your Insurance Coverage, Sources, May/June, 2002, 34-35.
P. The Truth About Dive Releases, Undercurrent, March, 2001, 11-13; Part II,
April, 2001, 9-11.
P. Your Liability As A Buddy, Undercurrent, March, 2002, 9-13..
B. After Divers Die, The Litigation Begins, Undercurrent, May, 1999, 13-15;
June, 1999, 12-13.
N. Michigan Water Law: A General Review, Michigan Bar Journal, Sept. 1987, 854-
Elliot, J. US Coast Guard Checklist, Underwater, May/June, 2002, 35-38.
D. The Liability Profile - A Re-look, Sources, May/June, 1989, 53, 56.
J. Treasure, Shipwrecks, and Artifacts, Undercurrent, #7, 1986, 6-9.
Fousek, P. Lawsuits: No LOnger An AMerican Phenomenon, Undersea Journal, First Quarter, 2003, 8-9.
P. Lead, Follow or Get Out Of The Way, Undersea Journal, 4 th Quarter, 1998,
Francis, J. Consumer's Guide TO Dive Insurance, Scuba Diving, October, 2002, 25-28.
S. Legal Aspects of Underwater Photography, Ocean Realm, Winter, 1983, 50-54.
G. Shipwreck Legislation: Legality vs. Morality, Sea Frontiers, Jan/Feb, 1988,
B. Diving The Scales Of Justice, Deep Tech Journal, Part 1: Sept. 1995, 44-46.
B. Risk & The Waiver, Deep Tech, Jan. 1996, 46-49.
R. An Overview of Tort Law, NAUI News, Nov/Dec, 1987, 1416.
D. The Divemaster’s Dilemma, Sources, May, 1999, 54-56.
D. The Role and Responsibilities of NAUI Divemasters, NAUI NEWS, Jan/Feb. 1989,
C. How Do You Spell Release? Undercurrent, Sept.
R. Documentation: The Dive Instructor's Shield, NACD Journal, October, 1990, 78.
M. et al. An Introduction to
Michigan's Inland Lake Level Act, Michigan Bar Journal, Sept. 1987, 869- 872.
D. Ice Diving & The Divemaster, Sources, Jan/Feb. 1995,22-25.
J. A Warning For Instructors, Scuba Diving, Oct. 2000, 26.
J. Dive Buddy Liability, Scuba Diving, Sept. 2000, 24-25.
S. & Litan, R. Causes of the Liability Insurance Crisis, Science, 239 (Feb.
12, 1088), 737-741.
W. Are You Liable? Aqua Corps, Feb./Mar. 1990, 44-45.
P. Abandoned Shipwreck Act, Deep
Tech, Issue 11, 57.
P. Finders Weepers, Government Keepers, Immersed, 2(3), Fall, 1997,
P. Wreck Diving: UNESCO Plan Would Scuttle Admiralty Law, Immersed, Spring,
1999, 30-30-31, 39.
Wrecked Diving, Advanced Diving Journal, Nov/Dec. 1993, 48-49.
E. The Legal Scope Of "Scientific Diving": An Analysis Of The OSHA
Exemption, in Maney, E & Ellis, C (Ed's), DIVING FOR SCIENCE 1997, 87, 138.
G. The NAUI Assumption Of Risk
Agreement, Sources, May/June, 1991, 47-51.
Injury Litigation and Liability Insurance Dynamics, Science, 238 (Oct.
2), 31-36, 1987.
S. Legal Aspects of Diving, in Fife, W. (Ed.), WOMEN IN DIVING, UHMS, Bethesda,
MD, 1987, 99-112.
T. Facing Up to Dive Club Liability Issues, Undercurrent, #6, 1980, 7-10.
T. Good Samaritan Laws vs. Professional Standards, Diver, May, 1996, 26-27.
A. The Laws of the Sea: Rules & Regulations in Underwater Marine Parks, Dive
Training, May, 1992, 23-25.
A. Sign On The Dotted Line, Dive Training, September, 1995, 69-71.
R. Reducing the Liability Profile of a Recreational Agency's Scuba Program, NAUI
NEWS, Jan/Feb. 1989, 47-50.
R. Independent Instructor Or Employee? Dive Training, April, 1998, 51-53.
R. Risk Management For The Recreational Diving Instructor, Undersea Journal,
First Quarter, 1991, 16-17.
R. Why You Shouldn't Lie … The Importance of Medical Releases, Dive Training,
Jan. 1998, 74-75.
R. & Nelson, M. Liability Releases, Dive Training, June, 1998, 93-95.
R. & Nelson, M. Baggage Liability, Dive Training, February, 1999, 63-66.
J. & Wodak, T. Diving Safety: Whose Responsibility, SPUMS, 25(1), March,
M. The Abandoned Shipwreck Act And The Diving Industry, Sources, July/Aug. 1994,
Risk Management For The Dive Boat Owner, Sources, Sept./Oct. 1991, 26-28.
R. Murphey, M. Horodoski, M. & Penalta, A. OSHA Regulation's Potential
Impact On The Dive Industry, Sources, Sep/Oct. 1995, 45-46.
B. The Divemaster and the Law, in DIVEMASTER NOTES, NAUI Canada, Etobicoke,
Ontario, 1974, 33-52.
M. Scuba Products & Liability: Injury Without Fault, Sources, Mar/Apr. 1994,
J.B. Determining and Surveying Water Boundary Lines in Michigan, Michigan Bar
Journal, Sept. 1987, 874-881
K. Standards Provide No Bullet-Proof Vest, Sources, Spring, 1996, 7.
G. Shipwreck Legislation, NAUI News, Mar/Apr. 1989, 26-29.
R. Loony Canadian Diving Laws, Diver, February, 1991, 6-7.
R. Loony Laws About Scuba Diving, Undercurrent, Nov./Dec. 1989, 14-15.
Diving Law: Of Snails & Ginger Beer Bottles, Dive Ontario, Fall,
J. A Legal Viewpoint, Sources, Mar/Apr. 1993, 15-16.
R. The Law Of The Depths, Dive Training, Oct. 1995, 40-42,46-47.
R. We're Not In Kansas Anymore, Dive Training, March, 1995, 71-75.
J. Federal Wreck Diving Regulations, Dive Training, Jan. 2001, 103-108.
L. The Good Samaritan, Alert Diver, Jan/Feb. 1995, 18-22.
Shuster, B. Avoiding The Scuba Police, Scuba Diving, Feb. 2003, 63-66.
Shuster, B. Diver Down: Dive Flag Laws Examined, Dive Training, July, 2003, 28-27.
S. Sign On The Dotted Line, Dive Training, April, 1993, 54-56.
J. Legal Aspects of Decompression Table Validation, in Schreiner, M. &
Hamilton, R. VALIDATION OF DECOMPRESSION TABLES, UHMS, Bethesda, MD, 1989,
L. Rx: Oxygen: The Legal Issues, Alert Diver, 2 (5), 1986, 10.
H. Managing The Risks, Managing The Risk, Sources, May/June, 1993, 62-63.
& Davis, R. Michigan's Marine Safety Act, Michigan Bar Journal, Sept.
D. Diving & The Law, Sources, May, 1999, 30-33.
D. Introduction To Admiralty Law & The Jones Act, Sources, January, 2000,
D. An Introduction To Strict Product Liability, Sources, Jan/Feb. 2001, 56-63.
Timacus, D. Understanding Negligence Law, Sources, Sept, 1999, 26-28..
H. Admiralty Salvage Laws, Skin Diver, May, 1987, 108- 109, 172.
B. Legal Releases In Recreational Scuba Diving, SPUMS (25(1), March, 1995,
B. The Legal Risks of Technical Diving, Aqua Corps, Vol. 3 (1), 1992,
B. Liability Considerations of Nitrox Diving, Undersea Journal, 4 th Quarter,
D. An Essential Research Project: Living With The American With Disabilities
Act, SPUMS, 27(2), June, 1997, 73-76.
D. Diving's Well Known Facts May Face The Acid Test; Some Consequences Of The
American's With Disabilities Act, SPUMS, 25(1).March, 1995, 28-29.
Walker, D. The World As It Is: Out Of Court; Out Of Sight: Out Of Mind, SPUMS, 24(2), June, 1994, 78-80.
J. Legal Aspects: Diver Rescue Training, NAUI NEWS, Mar/Apr, 1981, 21.
J. Insurance and Liability, Sport Diver, Winter, 1979, 178-184.
C. Legal Considerations of Underwater Salvage, Diver, Jan/Feb, 1981, 28, 30.
Young, R. What Type of Insurance Should a Dive Shop Owner Have? NAUI News, May/June, 1983, 12-13.
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