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As 2015 draws to a close, it’s a good time to review. Unfortunately, when it comes to offshore oil rig explosions , this can be sobering. Two major offshore oil rig accidents occurred in 2015: The Petrobras oil rig explosion off the coast of Brazil and the Pemex platform fire and explosion in the Gulf of Mexico. As a result of these accidents, five oil rig workers were killed and as many as 45 ...
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Lawsuit Filed for Injured Florida Seaman

Maritime law attorneys from Arnold & Itkin LLP recently filed a lawsuit on behalf of a seaman from Florida who was working aboard the Edison Chouest C-Enforcer. Our client had been hurt while unloading materials aboard the vessel; he sustained severe injuries to his shoulder, arm, and various other parts of his body. Our firm filed the case in Harris County District Court and alleged that the ...
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On Monday December 14th, various insurance companies representing organizations that suffered cargo losses in the El Faro sinking requested a filing date extension from a U.S. district court. Originally, the court had given all parties until December 21 st to file their claims regarding the losses incurred by the tragic incident. However, the court recognized on Wednesday that the filing date did ...
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