Lawsuit Followed for Injured Jones Act Seaman

by | Dec 2, 2019 | Civil litigation, Personal Injury

Spagnoletti Law Firm recently filed suit on behalf of a Jones Act seaman who was injured while working on a vessel, the Caribou.  The worker was injured when he attempted to exit from a walk-in-cooler on the vessel.  As he stepped down onto a step in order to exit the cooler, the injured seaman slipped and fell to the floor of the vessel, sustaining severe injuries.  The lawsuit brings claims against Go Marine Services, LLC and Adriatic Marine, L.L.C.  The lawsuit alleges that the two Defendants were negligent in:

(a) failing to provide proper and adequate 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

The injured Plaintiff is represented by Marcus R. Spagnoletti and Eric J. Rhine.

Our attorneys have extensive experience in maritime personal injury litigation and the skills needed to represent seamen who have been seriously injured as a result of the negligence of another party. Spagnoletti Law Firm has lawyers admitted to practice in Texas, Florida and New York, and has handled maritime lawsuits throughout the country.  The firm has filed and litigated numerous lawsuits involving vessel slip and trip accidents.

The experienced maritime attorneys at Spagnoletti Law Firm can help you understand your rights under the Jones Act. There are strict and short time limits on making claims related to vessel accidents, so please contact us online or call 713-804-9306 or 877-678-5864 to learn more about your rights.