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Coast Guard Convenes Hearing on Deadly Port Aransas Barge Explosion

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The U.S. Coast Guard’s investigation into last year’s deadly barge explosion off the coast of Port Aransas, Texas, entered aRead More

$9,100,000 Settlement for Maritime Worker Injured Offshore

Ryan Zehl obtained a $9.1 Million settlement on behalf of an offshore worker who sustained a concussion and neck andRead More

Offshore Worker Receives Substantial Settlement After Injuring Neck and Back on Ensco Rig

Two Offshore Workers Injured After Fire Breaks Out Aboard Shell Enchilada Oil Rig in Gulf of Mexico

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An offshore fire aboard a Shell oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico sent two workers to the hospital earlyRead More

Maritime Lawyers Win Highly Favorable Settlement for Welder Burned while Working Offshore

Eric Slaughter, a welder, suffered serious burns to his face on an offshore platform in the Gulf of Mexico.  TheRead More

Rig Count Killed by Low Oil Prices

The U.S. rig count continues to fall as production of offshore oil in U.S. waters has virtually stopped. While justRead More

Maritime Attorneys File Suit Against Ensco

The maritime attorneys at Zehl & Associates recently filed a personal injury lawsuit on behalf of a Jones Act seaman injured whileRead More

Nabors Employee Killed in Whistler Energy Platform Accident

A Nabors Industries employee was killed in a Whistler Energy platform accident, according to an announcement from the federal Bureau ofRead More

Oil & Gas Bankruptcies Could Affect Your Jones Act Claim

Financial analysts specializing in the oil and gas industry expect several offshore drillers to file bankruptcy in the coming months. Read More

$3,600,000 Settlement

$3.6 Million Settlement for Jones Act Client Injured in a Slip and Fall onboard a Jack-Up Rig Zehl & AssociatesRead More

$2,700,000 Settlement

$2.7 Million Settlement for Offshore Worker who Injured his Knee Our Maritime Lawyers recently obtained a $2.7 Million settlement onRead More

Over $1 Billion Recovered

The maritime lawyers at Zehl & Associates are proud to announce that they have recovered over $1 Billion in settlementsRead More

As Big Oil’s Profits Fall, Workers May be at Increased Risk for Offshore Injuries

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As news of $2 per gallon gas prices makes national headlines, oil rig and offshore industry publications are reporting onRead More

$1 Billion Settlement in Texas from Offshore Accident

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Recently, the U.S. Department of Justice announced that there would be an $18.7 billion settlement with BP over the GulfRead More

President Obama Proposes New Offshore Drilling Rules to Strengthen Safety

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The Obama Administration has recently proposed new rules aimed at improving safety at offshore oil and natural gas drilling sites.Read More

What Is The Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act

Every state in the United States has its own insurance program to provide benefits to employees who are injured inRead More

Court Rules Chemical Safety Board Can Investigate Offshore Accidents

In April 2010, an explosion occurred in the Gulf of Mexico on the Deepwater Horizon oil rig while working onRead More

Coast Guard Proposes Rule Changes in Federal Register; Commercial Diving and Coast Guard Use of Drones Offshore

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According to last Thursday’s edition of the Federal Register, the Coast Guard is proposing regulation changes that will have a significant effect on theRead More

Oil Refinery Accident Calls for Chevron Safety Culture to be Questioned

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In 2012, a massive fire erupted at Chevron Corp’s oil refinery in Richmond, California. The fire started in one ofRead More

Hercules Offshore Shutting Down 5 More Gulf of Mexico Oil Rigs

Houston-based Hercules Offshore is announcing the shut down of 5 more Gulf oil rigs as the price per barrel of crude remains atRead More


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