The Jones Act, Seaman, Offshore Specialty Fabricator & Armstrong case is about an alleged seaman that filed a lawsuit under the Jones Act in the United States District Court, E.D. Louisiana.
A brief summary of the Jones Act, Seaman, Offshore Specialty Fabricator & Armstrong case includes:
- Before the Court is Plaintiff’s claim for maintenance and cure.
- Plaintiff Charles Armstrong III alleges that he was injured while employed by Defendant Offshore Specialty Fabricators (“OSF”) as a crewmember aboard the D/B WILLIAM KALLOP.
- Plaintiff has brought claims for unseaworthiness, Jones Act negligence, maintenance and cure, and spoliation of evidence.
- On September 10, 2016, Plaintiff moved this Court to hold a hearing on his maintenance and cure claim, which this Court granted.
- A hearing was held on January 13, 2017. Plaintiff seeks a finding that he is entitled to an increase in maintenance, cure for his shoulder and neck injury, and damages for Defendant’s arbitrary and capricious failure to pay.
- For more on the Jones Act Case – See Jones Act, Seaman, Offshore Specialty Fabricator & Armstrong
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