Lawsuit Filed for Worker Injured in Boat Explosion

by | Apr 10, 2020 | Maritime Law, Personal Injury

Spagnoletti Law Firm recently filed suit on behalf of an injured worker who was severely hurt during an explosion on a small boat.  At the time of the accident, the Plaintiff was a crew member on a vessel owned and operated by Defendant Oil Mop LLC (d/b/a OMI Environmental Solutions).  There was an explosion in the vessel’s engine compartment.  The Plaintiff was thrown ten feet in the air as a result of the blast.

The lawsuit alleges OMI was negligent by:

(a) failing to provide proper and adequate equipment to perform the job;
(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; and
(e) other acts of negligence and/or omissions to be shown at trial herein.

The Plaintiff is represented by Spagnoletti Law Firm attorneys Marcus Spagnoletti and Eric J. Rhine.

Our attorneys have extensive experience in cases involving maritime accidents occurring both in the Gulf of Mexico and across the world.  The firm has experience in courts across the country and the skills needed to represent the families of loved ones who have lost their lives as a result of the negligence of another party, or been seriously injured.  The experienced attorneys at Spagnoletti Law Firm can help you understand your rights if you or a loved one was a victim of an accident while on a vessel. Please contact us online or call 713-804-9306 or to learn more about your legal rights.