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Yandle must decide move to disqualify plaintiff’s firm on eve of injured seaman’s bench trial

The Madison County Record Jun. 28, 2016, 6:40am

BENTON – Former U.S. district judge Patrick Murphy and the Armbruster Dripps firm misstated facts and slung mud in a brief opposing the firm’s disqualification from an injury trial, according to defendant SCF Lewis and Clark.

Maritime company says employee’s lawsuit barred by statute of limitations

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Dec. 15, 2015, 11:03am

A maritime company seeks to dismiss an employee’s lawsuit alleging injuries while installing a motor on a barge.

Marine transport company denies liability in alleged botulism ingestion

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Sep. 29, 2015, 9:36am

Magnolia Marine Transport claims a man’s botulism illness was the result of his own negligence and was a pre-existing ailment.

Grain inspector’s own negligence to blame for head and neck injuries, defendants argue

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo May 4, 2015, 10:56am


Deadlines set in lawsuit against barge company

Christina Stueve Hodges Mar. 6, 2013, 12:26pm

Alter Barge Line

Barge company claims plaintiff in lawsuit had prior injury

Christina Stueve Hodges Jan. 11, 2013, 2:24pm


Federal magistrate and jury find plaintiff misrepresented origin of injuries in Jones Act suit

Christina Stueve Hodges Oct. 4, 2012, 6:52am

Nienhuis A client of Alton attorneys Roy Dripps and Charles Armbruster was hit with a $97,110 judgment in federal court after a magistrate found the plaintiff misrepresented the origin of his injuries in a Jones Act suit against his employer.

Deckhand denies company's affirmative defenses

Christina Stueve Hodges Aug. 16, 2012, 7:35am

A deckhand suing his employer for injuries allegedly received on the job is denying the affirmative defenses asserted by defendant MERS, Inc., doing business as Economy Boat Store.