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Different Retirement Age for Female and Male Flight Attendants?

Can an airline company provide a different retirement age for its female and male flight attendants? NO. And this is the story. On 11 July 2000,...

Forwarder Liability to Unpaid Seller (Exporter) of Goods

Can the freight forwarder be held liable to the unpaid seller (exporter) of the goods? No. And this is the story. Sometime in the early part...

Is the Notice Requirement Mandatory?

The answer is no. And this is the story of the damaged goods via seafreight. On 18 December 2000,  Nova Consumer Products imported from...

Should A Seaman Submit to a Post-Employment Medical Exam Upon Return to PH?

YES. And this is the story. On March 29, 2010, RPC boarded the M/V “PB Pedro” as an Oiler under a three month contract or...

Is a Cabin Crew Member Considered an OFW?

Yes.  And this is the story of a dismissed member of an international cabin crew.   Sometime in 2007 at Sydney Airport, Sally Madrid, a cabin...

Is a Fire Insurance Policy Valid Upon Partial Payment of Premium?

No. And this is the story. On January 22,1988, FL Gen. Ins. Co. (FLGI) issued a fire insurance policy in favor of spouses Oscar and...

Can the Consignee Be Held Liable for Demurrage Charges?

No. And this is the story. In early April 1980, LS Cigar & Cigarette (LSCC) imported from Savannah, Georgia, USA, 468 rolls of board liners....

Q&A: The 2020 Interim Rules on Remote Notarization of Paper Documents

The Supreme Court, acting on the recommendation of the Subcommittee on the Revision of the Rules Governing Notaries Public, resolved to approve on 14...

Is Delivery to a Non-Designated Consignee Considered a Failure of Delivery?

Yes. And this is the story of the missing airfreight parcel. Sometime in 2003, Janine R. Cruz sent a package containing some checks to her...

If A Forwarder Subcontracts with Another Forwarder, Will Their Liability Be Solidary?

No. And this is the story.   Before the Covid-19 pandemic, HTP Trading Phils. imported a 20-foot container of aluminum alloy ingots from Indonesia.   The shipment arrived...