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Blogs Posted in July

The attorneys at Arnold & Itkin recently represented a mother whose son was killed in a crane accident while working offshore. The case involved approximately 20 depositions and was fought in state and federal court, as well as appellate courts, by Attorneys Cory Itkin and Kurt Arnold . The case was hard fought, as the defendants contended that they were not at fault for the incident, diverting ...
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Arnold & Itkin, LLP offshore lawyers recently filed a maritime case on behalf of a Louisiana man who seriously injured in a basket transfer. The worker was being transferred from a SEACOR liftboat to a crew boat when the crane operator slammed the personnel basket onto the deck of the crew boat. The worker injured his back and other parts of his body in the process. Personnel basket transfers are ...
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Arnold & Itkin News
The attorneys from Arnold & Itkin are proud to have recently filed a wrongful death lawsuit on behalf of a woman who lost her husband while working offshore. The seaman was a long-time employee of Atwood Oceanics; he had been working off the coast of Africa on a semi-submersible rig when he fell ill. The company failed to give him the proper medical attention that he needed, which ultimately led ...
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Arnold & Itkin News
Arnold & Itkin has recently filed a lawsuit on behalf of an American seaman who was injured aboard the Stena Forth, a class 3 drill ship capable of drilling in depths of up to 10,000 ft. The plaintiff suffered multiple injuries to his body – including a knee injury – when he slipped and fell down a flight of stairs on the drill ship. The lawsuit seeks damages for medical expenses, lost current and ...
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Costa Concordia
On Monday, one of the biggest maritime operations began—to refloat the Costa Concordia, a cruise ship that capsized in January 2012. Titan Salvage, an American company, is in charge of refloating the vessel and preparing it to be towed to a Genoa port, where it will be scrapped. Over two years ago, the Costa Concordia struck a reef near Giglio Island and capsized, taking 32 lives. The original ...
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