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Louisiana admiralty and maritime law: drillship worker killed

Quite a few Louisiana residents work in the oil industry. Many of them have very dangerous jobs -- particularly those who work on oil rigs and drillships. Recently, a worker on a drillship was killed in an accident. Under admiralty and maritime law, his surviving family members may be entitled to seek compensation for their losses.

Louisiana maritime law: Boating accident claims a life

A boating accident in Louisiana has left one person dead and several others injured. This incident is said to have occurred near Bayou Segnette. The surviving victims of this tragic event, as well as the family members of the deceased, may turn to an attorney with experience in personal injury, wrongful death and maritime law in order to seek compensation for their losses.

Louisiana admiralty law: Several hurt in oil rig explosion

On Sunday, Oct. 15, an oil rig exploded in Louisiana. According to initial reports, seven people were injured and one was missing. When such accidents occur, an admiralty law attorney can help victims or -- in the event of fatality -- their surviving family members seek compensation for their losses.

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