US Owes $3M For Tugboat Worker’s Injury, Contractor Says

Law360, New York (April 25, 2012, 1:48 PM EDT) -- A tugboat company contracted by the military to tow an aircraft carrier out of a Philadelphia port on Monday sued the U.S. government for $2.8 million after the company settled claims made by a worker who was injured during the operation.

Plaintiff McAllister Towing and Transportation Co. Inc., based in New York, was hired by the government in 1999 to assist in moving the World War II-era ship out of the Philadelphia Navy Yard, and provided two tugboats and a docking pilot from its Philadelphia subsidiary...
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