Lawsuit filed after Slip and Fall on Offshore Vessel

by | Jan 26, 2023 | Civil litigation, Maritime Law

A suit has been filed on behalf of a Jones Act seaman who was injured while working on the CELTIC.  During the incident, the Plaintiff was working as a galley hand on board the platform supply ship. While performing his work, Plaintiff was unloading groceries. Plaintiff was returning to the galley area when he slipped on steps on the Vessel.  The lawsuit brings claims against Adriatic Marine, the owner of the CELTIC, and OSSA, the Plaintiff’s direct employer.  The lawsuit alleges that the Defendants provided an unseaworthy vessel, and was negligent in the following ways:

(a) failing to adequately assess and repair the dangerous condition of the steps;
(b) failing to provide proper and adequate equipment to perform the job;
(c) failing to maintain the vessel and her appurtenances and/or equipment in a safe and
reasonable state of repair

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