Jones Act/general maritime law - tugboat captain killed when his tow struck a lift bridge span ($1,200,000)

Court: United States District Court, Eastern District of Louisiana
Disposition: $1,200,000 settlement

Jones Act/general maritime law - leg and cervical spine injury to crew member ($1,139,828)

Court: United States District Court, Eastern District of Louisiana
Disposition: $1,139,828, judge award, including $150,000 in punitive damages and attorney fees

Offshore oilfield helicopter crash causing cervical spine injury ($1,000,000)

Court: United States District Court, Eastern District of Louisiana
Disposition: $1,000,000 settlement

Medical malpractice causing significant residual injury ($1,194,000)

Court: Civil District Court for the Parish of Orleans, State of Louisiana
Disposition: $1,194,000 jury award

Wrongful death/asbestos exposure/mesothelioma ($2,500,000)

Court: Civil District Court for the Parish of Orleans, State of Louisiana
Disposition: Settled during jury trial for $2,500,000

Vessel collision with hunting camp on Mississippi River – property damage ($700,000)

Court: United States District Court, Eastern District of Louisiana
Disposition: settled during trial for $700,000

Jones Act/general maritime law – arm crushing injury to rig crew member ($2,757,008)

Court: United States District Court, Eastern District of Louisiana
Disposition: $2,757,008 jury award

Medical malpractice causing paralysis and death ( $2,781,612.71)

Court: Civil District Court for the Parish of Orleans, State of Louisiana
Disposition: Settled with two defendants for $480,000;
judge award from third defendant of $2,301,612.71;
total recovery $2,781,612.71

Offshore oilfield helicopter crash causing brain damage (excess of $20,000,000)

Court: United States District Court, Eastern District of Louisiana
Disposition: Settled in excess of $20,000,000

Wharf accident involving defective rail car causing brain damage (excess of $6,600,000)

Court: Civil District Court for the Parish of Orleans, State of Louisiana
Disposition: Settled in excess of $6,600,000

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