On June 25, 2012, Doyle filed a maritime lawsuit on behalf of a Jones Act seaman who was seriously injured in the course of his job earlier this year. The seaman’s injury was the result of his employer’s failure to maintain safe working conditions on the jack-up rig that the seaman worked on in the Gulf of Mexico.
Doyle has filed suit against Tundra Strategies on behalf of several United States servicemen, including the family members of a servicemen who was killed, while serving in Afghanistan. The servicemen were shot by an Afghan national, Shir Ahmed, who was not properly screened by Tundra, which was hired by the U.S. government in November 2009 to screen and monitor military security.
On August 7, 2012, Doyle filed a bad faith insurance claim against Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Texas, on behalf of a mother who was denied payment for emergency medical care owed to her under her insurance policy. Despite the plain language of the insurance policy issued by Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Texas, as well as the opinion of the Texas Department of Insurance, Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Texas has refused to pay or reimburse doctors for necessary, emergency medical treatment provided during the delivery of her child.
Doyle has filed suit against Berry Scaffolding on behalf of a welder required to use scaffolding provided by the company while working on a moored rig. Berry Scaffolding was responsible for the safety of the welder while on the scaffolding. The scaffolding was not erected safely and fell causing the welder serious bodily injuries.
Doyle LLP files worker’s comp bad faith lawsuit against Commerce And Industry Insurance Company (“Commerce and Industry”), AIG Claims Inc., (“AIG”), and the assigned claims adjuster for depriving the plaintiff benefits owed after his on-the-job injury.