Representative Cases - Maritime

The following is a small sampling of cases handled by our attorneys:

  • Representation of owner of jack up barge following capsizing
  • Representation of vessel owner following mid-river collision between two ocean-going vessels
  • Representation of owner of inland tug following capsizing
  • Representation of vessel owner following damage to dock
  • Representation of pipeline company following damage to pipeline from vessel's anchor
  • Representation of owner of 4-Point vessel following damage to and rupture of pipeline
  • Drafting of contract for the building of 400+ foot multipurpose construction vessel
  • Defense of diving company with rare finding that commercial diver was not a seaman
  • Representation of plaintiff in breach of contract involving salvage of sunken platform from Gulf of Mexico
  • Representation of ship owner in defense of claims by cargo crew for damaged steel
  • Representation of ship owner in defense of claims by cargo owner of contaminated cargo
  • Representation of ship's pilot following injury by stevedore
  • Representation of vessel owner in engine damage claim
  • Representation of owners, operators and charterers of vessels, rigs and platforms in defense of claims for person injuries and death resulting from, among other causes, explosions, gas leaks, fires, slip and falls and personal basket injuries.
  • Representation of entity against constitutional infringement of participating in chosen vocation. Won nationally recognized precedent against the State of Louisiana. Affirmed by U.S. 5 th Circuit Court of Appeals. St. Joseph Abbey v. Castille, 700 F.3d 154 (5th. Cir., 2012), 712 F.3d 215 (5th. Cir., 2013), Cert Denied (U.S. S. Ct);