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Johnson v. Wang
United States District Court, W.D. Washington, Seattle
July 30, 2018
GEORGE JOHNSON, Plaintiff,
DONALD P. WANG IN PERSONAM; THE F/V THOR, OFFICIAL No. 224713, HER ENGINES, MACHINERY, APPURTENANCES AND CARGO, PN REM, Defendants.
OFFICE OF JOHN MERRIAM and Neil Lindquist John W. Merriam
WSBA #12749 Attorney for Plaintiff
P. Wang Pro Se Defendant
PARTIES' STIPULATED PRETRIAL ORDER
L. ROBART UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE.
is vested in this Court by virtue of 28 U.S.C. § 1333.
plaintiff will pursue at trial the following claims: Quantum
meruit wages under the general maritime law, and to prevent
unjust enrichment to the defendants; double wage penalties
and attorney fees for the failure to pay wages, without any
bona fide dispute over plaintiffs entitlement; punitive
damages for the willful and wanton refusal to pay wages;
Because Defendant's counterclaim was terminated on
8/22/2017, Defendant will pursue the following affirmative
a. Lack of consideration
c. Unclean hands
following facts are admitted by the parties:
1. The F/V Thor is a 62-foot wooden halibut schooner of 70
gross tons, built 1925 in Tacoma.
2. Defendant Wang purchased the F/V Thor on July 12, 2016 for
3. Defendant Wang applied for and was issued a commercial
fishing license for the F/V Thor with George Johnson's
name on it.
4. Throughout July and August of 2016, Defendant Wang and
plaintiff Johnson engaged in discussions regarding George
Johnson skippering the F/V Thor for the 2016 Tuna Season,