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Arizona Court of Appeals has rightfully reversed and remanded the decision of the Superior Court in Maricopa County

The Arizona Court of Appeals (Division One) has rightfully reversed and remanded the decision of the Superior Court in Maricopa County to dismiss our client’s case against SCF National Insurance Company; Ralph Morris (“SCF National”). This appellate court victory means Plaintiff’s case will once again take place following an earlier decision of the trial court […]

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Doyle LLP Trial Lawyers has filed suit against Kirby Offshore Marine Operating, LLC

Doyle LLP Trial Lawyers has filed suit against Kirby Offshore Marine Operating, LLC (“Kirby”) alleging negligence, unseaworthiness, and wrongful termination. The case is a result of an the job injury sustained by Plaintiff that occurred on August 20th, 2014. Our client was employed as a first mate on a Kirby run barge vessel operating in […]

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Doyle LLP Trial Lawyers has filed suit against Candy Fleet, LLC

Doyle LLP Trial Lawyers has filed suit against Candy Fleet, LLC (Candy Fleet) for negligence of a Jones’ Act employer and the negligence and unseaworthiness of two of the fleet’s vessels. Plaintiff experienced injuries while working aboard ships operated by Candy Fleet and seeks recompense. In December 2014, our client, a deckhand employed by Candy […]

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Doyle LLP Trial Lawyers has filed suit against Smith International, Inc. d/b/a Schlumberger for discriminatory conduct and retaliatory firing of Plaintiff.

Doyle LLP Trial Lawyers has filed suit against Smith International, Inc. d/b/a Schlumberger (“Schlumberger”) for discriminatory conduct and retaliatory firing of Plaintiff. The improper actions on the part of the defendant stem from our client reporting an on the job injury claim. The actions alleged against the defendant are in direct violation of the Texas […]

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Court Rejects Appeal that injured offshore worker awarded “too much”

Maritime Injury Lawyer

The First Court of Appeals of Texas this week issued an opinion (http://www.search.txcourts.gov/SearchMedia.aspx?MediaVersionID=2bb3591e-accb-4299-bce1-7766ff273147&coa=coa01&DT=Opinion&MediaID=240869e8-71b1-4845-903f-339f405dca80) affirming a jury verdict for $8.5 million for Willie “David” Williams, a mechanic injured onboard Diamond Offshore’s drilling rig OCEAN LEXINGTON working offshore Egypt in 2008. Mr. Williams’s lawsuit included claims under the Jones Act, doctrine of unseaworthiness, and general maritime law. […]

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U.S. Supreme Court Rejects Appeals Filed by KBR Attempting to Shirk Liability For Harm Caused To U.S. and British Soldiers In Iraq and Afghanistan

The Supreme Court last Tuesday declined petition for certiorari involving three appeals filed by military contractor Kellogg, Brown, and Root (“KBR”). KBR claimed the three lawsuits against them on behalf of injured servicemen should be thrown out because KBR was operating as an extension of the U.S. military in Iraq and Afghanistan at the time. […]

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Doyle Sues Intergulf For Wrongful Termination Following Plaintiff’s Initiation of A Workers’ Compensation Proceeding

Wrongful Termination Lawyers Phoenix

Doyle LLP has filed suit against Intergulf Corporation (“Intergulf”) for its retaliatory actions against Plaintiff following his filing of a workers’ compensation claim for medical and wage compensation benefits. Our client, a loyal and hard-working employee of Intergulf, tripped over a ground cable and landed on his elbow, and he quickly developed a hematoma. After […]

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Workers’ Compensation Lawsuit against Lowe’s Home Centers Sent Back to State Court

Workers Compensation Attorney

A federal judge recently remanded Plaintiff’s case for retaliatory termination and workers compensation bad faith to Arizona State Court as the Federal Court lacked subject matter jurisdiction. Specifically, U.S.C. § 1445(c) provides; “A civil action in any State court arising under the workmen’s compensation laws of such State may not be removed to any district […]

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Judge Grants Plaintiff’s Motion for Partial Summary Judgment against ACE American Insurance Company for Breach of Good Faith and Fair Dealing

A federal judge recently granted Plaintiff’s motion for partial summary judgment finding that ACE American Insurance Company (“ACE”) breached its duty of good faith and fair dealing after its claims handler failed to issue retroactive payments in a timely manner even after discovering her miscalculations. On March 13, 2012, our client fell on a cement […]

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Doyle Sues Underwriters At Lloyd’s of London For Violations of the Texas Insurance Code and Related Laws Following Major Water Loss To A Supermarket

Doyle LLP has initiated suit against Certain Underwriters At Lloyds, London (“Underwriters”) for mishandling Plaintiff’s claim of loss after his supermarket sustained extensive water damages. Our client, owner of the grocery store containing both perishables and nonperishables,  was sold a commercial insurance policy by Underwriters which provided coverage for damages to business property and lost […]

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