Offshore Injury Lawyer

Business Attorney Covington LA

If you’ve been hurt in an offshore accident, call us.  We are Covington offshore accident lawyers.

This is an old offshore case from 1998. In this case, a piston from the engine room fell on the worker. This case is a reminder how serious injuries can be in workplace and offshore accidents.

Here is the quantum summary for the case:

Abuan v. Smedvig Tankships, LTD
Abuan v. Smedvig Tankships, LTD, 717 So.2d 1194 (4th Circuit) , LA , 1998, Report Type: N/A

Appellate Panel : N/A

Trial Type : judge

Trial Judge : N/A

Trial Court : N/A

Plaintiff’s Lawyer : N/A

Defendant’s Lawyer : N/A


Head injury, brain damage, scarring, fractured leg.

Tissue : hard Tissue

Did Plaintiff Have Surgery? : yes

Treatment Length : N/A

Pre-existing Conditions : hard Tissue

Award change on appeal: unchanged


General Damages : $1,500,000

Past Medicals : $0

Future Medicals : $0

Past wages : $0

Future wages : $0

Loss of Consortium : $0

Other Damages : $0

Total : $1,500,000

Case Details

Suit Reason : Please see case for specific details.

Award Reason : Please see case for specific details.