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12 Missing; 7 Critically Injured After Oil Rig Explosion

Seven workers were critically injured and another 12 are still missing following a massive oil rig explosion off the Louisiana coast last night. Most of the 126 people on board were able to escape…

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Jones Act Lawsuit Filed Ship Engineer in Galveston

Alabama seaman, Leslie Vincent Tapia has filed a lawsuit against his employer seeking $75,000 for injuries he claims were sustained while on the job.
The lawsuit accuses the Supreme Offshore…

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Texas City Man Sues Employer Over Burns from Torch

Machinist, Michael Allemand, has filed a personal injury lawsuit against his employer Land Enterprises Inc. in which he claims that he was severely burned when an acetylene torch he was using…

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Lawsuit Alleges Wash Station Could Have Prevented Permanent Injury

A lawsuit filed late last week by Juan G. Martinez-Garcia
alleges that Total Petrochemicals USA Inc. was negligent in not providing a
wash station and failed to train employees. Martinez-Garcia…