Maine Revised Statutes

§99-A. Pilot liability

1. Acts or omissions of another pilot; no liability.  A pilot is not liable directly or as a member of an organization of pilots for a claim that arises from an act or omission of another pilot or organization of pilots or that relates directly or indirectly to pilot services.
[ 1999, c. 355, §21 (NEW) .]
2. Limitation on liability.  A pilot providing pilot services is not liable for more than $5,000 in damages or loss caused by any negligent act or omission in the performance of pilot services. A pilot providing piloting services is liable for:
A. Damages or loss arising from the intentional, willful or reckless misconduct of the pilot; or [1999, c. 355, §21 (NEW).]
B. Liability for exemplary damages for intentional, willful or reckless conduct of the pilot for which no other person is jointly or severally liable. [1999, c. 355, §21 (NEW).]
[ RR 1999, c. 1, §52 (COR) .]

Nothing in this section may be construed to exempt an owner or operator of a vessel from liability for damage or loss caused by that vessel. [RR 1999, c. 1, §52 (COR).]

SECTION HISTORY
RR 1999, c. 1, §52 (COR). 1999, c. 355, §21 (NEW).