Mass. Logistics Co. To Pay Market Price For Lobster Theft

By Chris Villani (November 19, 2019, 5:07 PM EST) -- A Massachusetts logistics company will have to pay full market price after being found responsible for allowing the theft of nearly $300,000 worth of lobster, a Boston federal judge ruled Tuesday.

U.S. District Judge Indira Talwani settled the damages dispute between the logistics company and a California seafood supplier by determining the amount should be calculated by the total value of the lost lobster.

The case turned on the Carmack Amendment, a federal law that governs liability of carriers involved in the interstate transportation of goods.

Seneca Logistics Group LLC argued it should only have to make the seafood company, Richwell Group...

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