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Arnold & Itkin Files Jones Act Case

Arnold & Itkin, LLP offshore lawyers recently filed a Jones Act case on behalf of an Edison Chouest worker who fell several feet while his vessel was in a shipyard in Grand Isle, Louisiana. The injured seaman is from Grand Bay, Alabama. He suffered serious back injuries in the fall and his doctors have told him he will not be able to work again. The lawsuit alleges that the defendant failed to ...
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The offshore injury attorneys at Arnold & Itkin filed a lawsuit this week on behalf of a family whose toddler suffered severe brain damage because of the negligent medical treatment she received aboard a Carnival cruise ship. The lawsuit alleges that the medical staff on the cruise ship misdiagnosed the toddler's illness and unnecessarily delayed her evacuation to an American children's hospital ...
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Maritime attorneys Kurt Arnold and Caj Boatright won a $1,000,000 jury verdict for an offshore worker who was injured while lifting heavy equipment on a platform in the Gulf of Mexico. During the lift, our client herniated a disk in his back, which could only be repaired with surgery. Though liability was hotly contested by the platform owner, Arnold and Boatright aggressively pursued the case and ...
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When a worker is injured offshore defense attorneys often attempt to limit the injured worker's recovery by arguing that the injured worker is really suffering from a pre-existing medical condition. Using pre-existing medical conditions as a defense is common in personal injury claims. However, the law applies a little bit differently if the injuries happened while working offshore. Pre-Existing ...
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Arnold & Itkin Jones Act lawyers Jason Itkin, Cory Itkin, and Noah Wexler recently filed suit on behalf of a deckhand who suffered serious neck, back, and shoulder injuries in a line handling incident while working on a tug boat in foreign waters. The seaman is from Jacksonville, Florida, but at the time of the tug boat accident, he was working for Orion Marine off the coast of the Dominican ...
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Arnold & Itkin Attorneys Kurt Arnold, and Kyle Findley filed suit on behalf of a Jones Act seaman who was injured aboard the American Phoenix, a self-described Jones Act tanker. The plaintiff suffered injury when a drill twisted and broke his hand. He required surgery and the implementation of pins and screws in his hand. When he reached out to our firm, we moved quickly to build a case on his ...
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