NEW ORLEANS – A Jones Act seaman alleges he was injured while working on drill ship because of an unsafe work environment.
Chad Page filed a complaint on May 8 in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana against Transocean Offshore Deepwater Drilling Inc. alleging negligence.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that in August 2015, he was employed by defendant working aboard M/V Deepwater Asgard when he experienced an accident. He alleges he sustained serious injuries resulting in pain and suffering, loss wages and medical expenses. The plaintiff holds Transocean Offshore Deepwater Drilling Inc. responsible because the defendants allegedly failed to provide a safe place to work and adequate equipment for the job and failed to properly train and supervise its employees.
The plaintiff seeks all damages, plus interest, expert fees, adequate maintenance and cues benefits and all other general and equitable relief. He is represented by Timothy J. Young , Tammy D. Harris and Megan C. Misko of The Young Firm in New Orleans.
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana Case number 2:17-cv-04779