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Maritime Construction Worker Wins $3.3M In Barge Injury Suit

Law360 (February 4, 2019, 9:39 PM EST) -- A Louisiana federal judge on Friday awarded $3.3 million to a maritime construction worker who suffered head and spinal injuries due to a boat captain’s alleged negligence while attempting to transfer a portable generator from a “crew boat” to a barge.

Following a five-day bench trial held in November, U.S. District Judge Jane Triche Milazzo found that River Ventures LLC was negligent in a case brought by Centaur LLC worker Devin Barrios. Barrios accused River Ventures and his employer of causing a portable generator to fall on top of his head shortly he after he went overboard while attempting to transfer...

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January 24, 2017

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