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Helicopter Crash at Diamond Offshore Drilling Rig – Five Injured

by | Jun 9, 2021 | Aviation Accident, Offshore accidents

Five workers were injured in a helicopter crash at a drilling rig operated by Diamond Offshore on June 2, 2021.  The incident occurred at the semi-submersible drilling rig operated by Diamond Offshore, the Ocean Courage.  At the time, the vessel was performing work for Petrobras offshore Brazil.  The workers were injured when a helicopter owned by Omni Taxi Aereo hit the helideck on the vessel during a training drill.

Spagnoletti Law Firm has handled numerous lawsuits involving offshore platforms on behalf of injured workers from all over the world.  Spagnoletti Law Firm previously represented the family members of Filipino offshore workers who were on the Black Elk Energy offshore oil platform that exploded in 2012.  Our lawyers have extensive experience in offshore personal injury and wrongful death litigation and the skills needed to represent the families of loved ones who have lost their lives or those who have been seriously injured as a result of the negligence of another party.  Our firm has previously represented offshore workers injured in helicopter crashes.

The experienced and aggressive maritime attorneys at Spagnoletti Law Firm can help you understand your rights if you or a loved one was a victim of this tragic accident. 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.