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$90,750,078 Verdicts

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On behalf of a family who was involved in a tragic accident on Interstate 10 on Christmas Eve. After a three week jury trial, an 18-wheeler driver was found to be liable for the crash, killing two children and one adult and badly injuring two survivors. The jury also found liability on the part of company owners of the 18-wheeler for negligent entrustment of the vehicle to an unsafe motor carrier.

$17,000,000.00 Settlement

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Deckhand sustained severe traumatic brain injury and other injuries when struck in head by mooring bit that failed

$2,989,000.00 Post-judgment Settlement

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Claims of a welder injured after the jack-up vessel on which he was being transported capsized.

$2,614,756.95 Jury Verdict

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Crane operator injured when crane boom collapsed

$2,000,000.00 Settlement

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Roustabout fell to his death through unguarded hatch on rig

$1,360,000.00 Settlements

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For a roofer who was electrocuted and fell from a roof while installing metal shingles near an energized power line.

$1,225,000.00 Settlement

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Maritime worker suffered broken pelvis in towing accident

$1,200,000.00 Settlement

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Recreational fishermen injured when thrown from fishing boat due to excessive wake caused by towing vessel

$1,000,000.00 Settlements

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Judgment for the captain of a jack-up vessel injured when he fell on stairs leading to the wheelhouse.

$995,000.00 Post-judgment Settlement

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For engineer injured when another vessel collided with the tugboat aboard which he was sleeping at a dock.

$872,028.27 Judgment

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Maritime worker injured while pulling heavy hose across deck

$870,000.00 Settlement

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Camp boss injured in personnel basket transfer from vessel to rig

$867,348.80 Judgment

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Engineer injured in trip and fall on vessel

$850,000 Settlement

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Plaintiff sustained injuries to her neck and back in a roll-over automobile collision with an 18-wheeler in November 2017. Plaintiff underwent a neck surgery, and back surgery was recommended. This matter was successfully mediated for $850,000.00 in April 2020.

$775,000.00 Settlement

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Offshore worker injured in accident on pipelaying barge

$750,000.00 Settlement

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Offshore rig worker injured when fell due to insufficient lighting on platform

$700,000.00 Settlement (plus $300,000.00 paid in workers’ compensation benefits)

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For a delivery driver injured when his truck was sideswiped.

$685,000 Settlement

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Plaintiff sustained injury to the back and right elbow, as well as a head injury including concussion in an aerial scissor lift tip-over accident. A mechanical engineering expert found that a high-speed safety limit switch not functional, resulting in plaintiff falling 20 feet to the ground. We litigated in federal court and arrived at a successful multi-party resolution prior to trial.

$682,500.00 Settlement

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Painter injured when scissor lift after kill switch disabled

$634,692.14 Judgment

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Dredge hand working on dredge struck in mouth when connection failed

$600,000.00 Settlement

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Maritime worker injured when tender transporting him to dredge grounded

$600,000.00 Settlement

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Offshore engineer injured knee due to engine room hydraulic fluid leak

$600,000.00 Settlement

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Rigger injured when load destabilized and pulled his back

$500,000.00 Settlement

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Woman injured in auto accident

$450,000.00 Settlement

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Man injured in auto accident when his vehicle struck by a van

$100,671 Settlement

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Plaintiff sustained injuries to the head and shoulder in a fall at a short-term rental property in New Orleans. The head injury required stitches, and included concussion. The shoulder injury aggravated a pre-existing left shoulder rotator cuff tear, and required surgery. An architectural expert inspected the premises and located a hazardous defect in the threshold where the plaintiff fell. Defendants asserted an insurance coverage defense, arguing that the property was not covered under homeowners while being rented. We reached a settlement with the homeowner’s insurer and insurance agent.