Archive for August, 2011

Offshore Crane Accident Kills Worker Near the Coast of Galveston

On Tuesday, August 16, 2011, a maritime worker was killed when a crane collapsed onboard a production platform owned by Energy Resource Technology, a subsidiary of Houston-headquartered Helix Energy Solutions Group. The accident occurred approximately 75 miles southeast of Galveston.Read More

BP Oil Spill Plaintiffs Are Set for Trial

According to Courthouse News Service, trial for the April 20, 2010 explosion of the Deepwater Horizon is set to begin on February 27, 2012. United States Judge Carl Barbier, the judge responsible for managing the consolidated litigation, announced that theRead More

Houston Maritime Lawyers, Zehl & Associates Retained to Represent Another Deepwater Horizon Survivor

The Jones Act lawyers at Zehl & Associates were recently retained by another worker in connection with injuries sustained on April 20, 2010 onboard the Deepwater Horizon. BP and Transocean are actively trying to lure loyal employees into settling theirRead More


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