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Tillery and Kirk Win a Maritime Personal Injury Case
June 13, 2017

Jefferson R. Tillery, a partner in the firm's Admiralty & Maritime Practice Group, together with Heather L. Kirk, an associate in the firm's Business & Commercial Litigation Practice Group, both in the New Orleans office, successfully tried a maritime personal injury case before Judge Nannette Jolivette Brown in the Eastern District of Louisiana. The plaintiff sued firm client, River Ventures, for negligence Under Section 905 B of the LONGSHORE Act and another party sought contractual indemnity from River Ventures. Judge Brown issued a 28-page ruling in favor of River Ventures dismissing the plaintiff’s case and the indemnity claim was abated.