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Doyle Files Lawsuit Against BP Products North America on Behalf of Seaman Under General Maritime Law

Maritime Injury Attorney

On May 7, 2010, Doyle filed a lawsuit in Harris County district court against BP Products North America, Inc. on behalf of a surveyor injured in a ship-to-ship transfer off the coast of Panama. Doyle’s client is a Jones Act seaman and the lawsuit is based on well-settled general maritime law that BP Products North […]

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The Value of Experienced Counsel Following Maritime Disasters

Maritime Injury Attorney

The recent explosion and subsequent sinking of the Deepwater Horizon, an offshore drilling platform owned and operated by Houston-based company Transocean, has left 11 oil rig workers missing and several more injured. As the families of those 11 workers continue to wait, the chances of rescue workers finding survivors are dwindling. The injuries sustained in […]

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Doyle featured in Today’s Houston Chronicle on the Transocean Deepwater Horizon Rig Explosion

Deepwater Horizon Rig Explosion

Mike Doyle of Doyle was quoted in today’s Houston Chronicle article by Lise Olsen and Terri Langford on Gulf Accidents. The article addresses the long history of oil rig explosions in the Gulf of Mexico over the past several years. Often the maritime industry touts its safety record based on reported incidents, but many if […]

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Doyle Files Lawsuit On Behalf of Jones Act Seaman

Jones Act Suit

On April 22, 2010, Doyle filed a lawsuit in Harris County district court against Kirby Inland Marine, LP on behalf of a tankerman injured in the Gulf of Mexico. Doyle’s client is a Jones Act seaman and the lawsuit is based on the well-settled law that Kirby Marine owed the seaman several duties which they […]

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Transocean Offshore Oil Rig, Deepwater Horizon, Explodes in the Gulf of Mexico

Offshore and Maritime Injury Lawyer

Over a hundred offshore oil rig workers are suffering from an enormous shock and tragedy today after an explosion at approximately 10:00 p.m. yesterday evening on the Deepwater Horizon, a deepwater offshore drilling platform about 50 miles off the coast of Louisiana in the Mississippi Canyon area of the Gulf of Mexico. The Deepwater Horizon […]

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Doyle LLP Files Lawsuit on Behalf of Pilot involved in Lake Accident

Boat Accident Lawyer

Doyle LLP has filed suit on behalf of a pilot who suffered a broken neck in a severe boating accident on Lake Travis. While the negligent boat driver was insured, the insurance company refused to provide full value for our client’s severe injuries. Instead, International Marine Underwriters attempted to minimize the accident and underpay the […]

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