Offshore InjuryBlog

Attorneys at Arnold & Itkin File Suit on Behalf of Injured Seaman

Attorney Kurt Arnold and two other attorneys from Arnold & Itkin filed suit on behalf of a seaman who was injured while working on a vessel docked in Port Fourchon, Louisiana on October of 2011. The offshore worker lost his left hand after his hand made contact with a large and dangerous blade that was unprotected inside the vessel's stack gas room. The case was filed against Edison Chouest Offshore, Inc. and Galliano Marine Services, LLC, the owner and operator of the vessel and the entity responsible for maintenance and cure, respectively. The case is pending in Duval County District Court.

If you are a seaman and you have sustained injuries at your offshore work environment, then you are likely entitled to compensation. Often accidents happen in the workplace due to the negligence and carelessness of the employer. You shouldn't be the one paying the medical bills and other expenses after your accident, so seek the help of an offshore injury attorney from our firm today. Contact a maritime injury attorney from Arnold & Itkin if you are interested in getting the compensation you deserve after an accident.

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