Personal Injury Claims In The Wake Of Deepwater

Law360, New York (November 7, 2011, 2:40 PM EST) -- In a recent article, we advised of an important decision affecting maritime interests and their insurers in the multidistricted Deepwater Horizon litigation currently pending before Judge Carl Barbier in federal court in New Orleans. On Oct. 4, 2011, Judge Barbier rendered yet another significant decision, this time relating primarily to personal injury claims.

The Deepwater Horizon was the mobile offshore drilling unit (MODU) that caught fire and exploded on April 20, 2010, killing 11 workers, injuring numerous others, and resulting in the discharge of tens of...
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