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On June 2, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit analyzed what constitutes a prima facie maritime claim sufficient to support attachment of property under Rule B of the Supplemental Rules of Admiralty of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure. The court found that qualifying claims must be ready for adjudication and actually asserted; contingent or incomplete claims cannot be adjudicated and do not meet the requirements of a prima facie claim.

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