Mike McMahon and Kirk Aurandt obtained a defense verdict for DFK’s client after a three-day jury trial in federal court in New Orleans notwithstanding the fact our client’s tugboat rear-ended another tugboat resulting in the captain of the lead tugboat filing suit for injuries sustained in the collision.  The verdict in favor of DFK’s client also resulted in the dismissal of the captain’s employer’s claim for reimbursement of maintenance, cure, healthcare costs, downtime and attorneys’ fees. Anthony Migliaccio v. Bolivar Barge Cleaning Services, LLC being case No. 18-08184 USDC, EDLA