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“Determining Liability in Jones Act Accidents: How Much Fault is Required for Employer Responsibility?”

Offshore and maritime workers are entitled to maintenance and cure, which covers some of the costs associated with injury and impairment. However, these benefits do not hold employers fully accountable for their negligence. The Jones Act was passed in 1920 to provide additional protection to these workers and hold negligent employers and vessel owners accountable […]
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Doyle Dennis Avery LLP Vs. Centerline Logistic Corporation: Jones Act Seaman Lawsuit

Drawing upon Doyle Dennis Avery LLP’s years of successfully representing Jones Act seamen, crewmembers, and offshore workers, Doyle Dennis Avery LLP recently filed suit against Centerline Logistic Corporation, which was formerly known as Harley Marine Gulf, LLC in Houston, Texas.  The case is now pending in the 281st District Court of Harris County, Texas. The suit […]
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Doyle Dennis Avery LLP Vs. Cooper Marine & Timberlands Corp: Alabama Maritime Injury

Doyle Dennis Avery LLP has a team of lawyers with experience in bringing maritime and Jones Act cases throughout the United States.  Recently, Doyle Dennis was hired to bring a case in the Circuit Court of Mobile County, Alabama.  The suit seeks damages under the Jones Act, duty of unseaworthiness, and duty to pay maintenance […]
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Doyle Dennis Avery LLP Vs. Ensco Offshore LLC: Jones Act Lawsuit

Doyle Dennis has filed suit against Ensco Offshore Company n/k/a Ensco Offshore LLC for the injuries suffered by a roustabout, working in the Gulf of Mexico.  The suit was filed under the Jones Act and general maritime law in district court in Harris County, which is based in Houston, Texas. The suit alleges that Ensco […]
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The vessel Seacor Power capsized off the coast of Louisiana.

On April 14, 2021, the vessel Seacor Power capsized off the coast of Louisiana. The vessel, with 19 members of the crew, left Port Fourchon, Louisiana earlier in the day. While ultimately some members of the crew were able to be rescued, several men are still unaccounted for at this time.  Initial Reports indicate that the Seacor Power, which is […]
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