Spagnoletti Law Firm recently filed suit on behalf of an injured longshore worker who was injured on the vessel the Kobe Chouest. At the time of the incident, the worker was cleaning a tank on the vessel when other workers on the vessel began to perform hot work a level above her. When she attempted to leave, she sustained an electrocution injury and lost consciousness. The lawsuit brings negligence claims against: Edison Chouest Offshore, Galliano Marine Service and Offshore Service Vessel. The lawsuit alleges the Defendants were negligent in the following ways:
(a) failing to properly supervise the crew on the vessel;
(b) failing to maintain the vessel and her appurtenances and/or equipment in a safe and reasonable state of repair;
(c) failing to take reasonable precautions for Plaintiff’s safety;
(d) failing to provide Plaintiff with a reasonably safe place to work, including failing to provide proper equipment and sufficient crew;
(e) failing to properly train the crew on the vessel; and
(f) violating applicable Coast Guard, OSHA, and/or other regulations.
The Plaintiff is represented by Spagnoletti Law Firm attorneys Marcus Spagnoletti and Eric Rhine.
Spagnoletti Law Firm has attorneys licensed in Texas, Florida, and New York. We have handled numerous cases involving complex litigation in both federal and state court across the country. Our attorneys have extensive experience in litigation of personal injury and wrongful death lawsuits. Our attorneys have the skills needed to aggressively represent the families of loved ones or those who have been seriously injured during longshore work.
The experienced attorneys at Spagnoletti Law Firm can help you understand your rights if you or a loved one was seriously injured or died as a result of injuries on a vessel. Please contact us online or call 713-804-9306 or 877-678-5864 to learn more about your legal rights.