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ARTICLE ID 195189

$________ JONES ACT – PLAINTIFF SEAMAN CONTRACTS BACTERIAL PNEUMONIA FROM CONTAMINATED WATER WHILE ABOARD DEFENDANT’S VESSEL – FAILURE TO PROPERLY MAINTAIN VESSEL – BACTERIAL PNEUMONIA – BLOOD CLOTS IN LUNGS – DEPRESSION

Harris County, TX

The plaintiff, in this Jones Act action, maintained that while he working on the defendant’s oil rig in the Persian Gulf, he contracted pneumonia from exposure to contaminated water on the vessel. The pneumonia led to complications, and the plaintiff developed blood clots in his lungs. He has been left with permanent respiratory symptoms from the pneumonia. The defendant denied that the plainti...

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