MBLB Wins Summary Dismissal of Negligence and Unseaworthiness Claims

Mouledoux, Bland, Legrand & Brackett is defending a lawsuit in which an experienced captain brought suit against his employer for injuries allegedly sustained while... More

Punitive Damages Awarded Against a Jones Act Seaman

In what is believed to be a case of first impression, a jury in federal court in Illinois has awarded punitive damages against a... More

Collateral Source Rule Does Not Apply to Cure Expenses; Attorney’s Fee Claim Reversed

It is well established under the General Maritime Law that a seaman who becomes injured or ill while in the service of the vessel... More