Admiralty, Maritime, Transportation

In the Matter of Eternity Shipping, Ltd. and Eurocarriers

District of Maryland Failure of foreign flag freighter's on-board crane causes collapse of shoreside gantry crane. Two victims killed. $12 million in property damage.

Folkstone Maritime v. CSX Transportation

USDC Northern District of Illinois Railroad bridge collapsed after being struck by a foreign-flagged ocean freighter.

M/V Anne Holly v. President Casino

USDC Eastern District of Missouri Famous St. Louis riverboat casino breaks away from moorings after being struck by runaway barges.

Eddie Bauer v. Clearksy Shipping

Federal District Court, New Orleans Foreign flag freighter lost engines and struck popular wharf in New Orleans, receiving national media attention.

McCann v. Harken, Inc.

Chicago, Illinois Severe head injuries resulting from alleged failure of gear on sophisticated racing yacht.

Selenas v. Professional Association of Dive Instructors

Nitrogen narcosis with resulting severe brain injury in diving accident.

Transport Sales and Service v. Zipp Express

Chicago, Illinois Cargo loss when truck transport strikes bridge overpass causing substantial damage to a million dollar hydrocracking unit. Substantial recovery for owner and insurer.

Manske v. Professional Association of Dive Instructors

Chicago, Illinois Serious injuries alleged in diving accident.

Tokio Marine Re: Matsushita

Chicago, Illinois Cargo loss of cathode ray tubes.

Egan Marine

USDC Northern District of Illinois Tanker barge explosion after receiving hot load. Caused one death. Received national media coverage.

Murphy v. McCarthy

Chicago, Illinois Severe injuries resulting from alleged negligent piloting on sophisticated yacht sailing in the Carribbean.

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