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Doyle Files Jones Act Lawsuit against Nippon Steel

Doyle LLP has filed a Jones Act and general maritime lawsuit in Harris County against Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal (“Nippon Steel”) on behalf of an injured seaman. The seaman, a Field Project Manager and Supervisor, was engaged in sandblasting a Nippon-operated pipe lay barge when he suffered debilitating injuries to his neck and arms. […]

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Doyle LLP Files Jones Act Lawsuit against Helix Energy

Jones Act Lawyer

Doyle LLP has filed a Jones Act and general maritime lawsuit against Helix Energy on behalf of an injured seaman. The seaman suffered three knee injuries onboard the defendant’s vessel. In January 2011, June 2012 and August 2012, the plaintiff was involved in three incidents where he slipped resulting in injuries to his right knee. […]

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Workers Comp Bad Faith Lawsuit Filed in Arizona against Zurich and Sedgwick

Doyle LLP has filed a workers comp bad faith lawsuit against Zurich American Insurance Company and Sedgwick CMS. The plaintiff was an employee of Starwood Hotels & Resorts at the time of his injury. The plaintiff was a cook for Starwood and was injured while in the kitchen. He suffered a fall against a freezer […]

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Doyle Files Negligence Suit on Behalf of Worker Injured on Grounded Vessel off Coast of Chile

Negligence Lawsuit

Doyle has filed a negligence lawsuit against T&T Marine Salvage and Titan Maritime on behalf of a worker who was thrown 30 feet in the air and dropped on the beach landing on his back. The plaintiff was an employee of T&T Salvage in Texas and the company sent him to Chile to work on […]

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Doyle Files Workers’ Comp Bad Faith Case in Arizona against Gallagher Bassett

Doyle has filed a workers’ comp bad faith case against Gallagher Bassett and Ace American Insurance on behalf of an injured worker whose claim for benefits was wrongfully denied and unreasonably delayed. Ace American Insurance issued the workers’ comp insurance coverage under the Arizona Workers’ Compensation Act. Gallagher Bassett adjusts insurance claims on behalf of […]

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Doyle Files Negligence and Breach of Contract Lawsuit against Central United Life Insurance

Doyle has filed suit against Central United Life Insurance on behalf of a policyholder whose cancer treatment was denied. The policyholder had purchased a cancer insurance policy long before her diagnosis of breast cancer and continued to pay the premiums during her treatment and recovery. Upon receiving the policyholder’s claim for benefits, Central United failed […]

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Lawsuit Involving Pan American Life Insurance Update

In November 2011, we posted about a new filing against Pan American Life Insurance Company. The suit was filed on behalf of a policyholder who had been denied medical treatment for skin cancer. The medical evidence and the opinions of her doctors supported the claims, yet her insurer wrongfully denied care and treatment. There have […]

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Doyle Files Jones Act Case on Behalf of Injured Seaman

Injured Seamen Lawyer

Doyle has filed a Jones Act suit against Houston-based Technip USA, Inc. The company is an offshore seismic company. The plaintiff’s injuries resulted from a fall while descending a stairwell from the life raft deck to the fast rescue boat deck. The stairwell was poorly maintained and improperly constructed. The plaintiff was employed by Technip […]

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Doyle Files Suit Against BCBS Texas For Wrongful Denial

Doyle has filed another suit against Blue Cross/Blue Shield Texas for wrongfully denying emergency medical care to a pregnant policyholder. The suit alleges BC/BS Texas refused payment for an emergency c- section delivery, necessary to save the life of both mother and child, on the ground that maternity care was not covered under the policy. […]

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Doyle Files Suit Against Florida Marine on Behalf of Injured Contractor

Maritime Injury Lawyer

Doyle has filed a maritime personal injury lawsuit against Florida Marine on behalf of a contractor who was injured while unloading a barge belonging to the company. The plaintiff was an employee of Accutrans at the time of injury. Accutrans was contracted by Florida Marine. The plaintiff fell into a hatch while walking the barge. […]

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