Total E&P USA, Technip USA alleged to have failed to provide timely medical attention before man's death

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Jul 12, 2018

HOUSTON – A widow and her two minor children allege that her husband died while aboard a vessel after not receiving adequate medical attention.

HOUSTON – A widow and her two minor children allege that her husband died while aboard a vessel after not receiving adequate medical attention.

Susan Reilly, individually and as personal representative of the state of Jeffrey Reilly, S.R. and C.R. filed a complaint on June 27 in the Harris County District Court against Total E&P USA Inc. and Technip USA Inc. citing the Jones Act.

According to the complaint, the plaintiffs allege that on March 15, their decedent Jeffrey Reilly was a member of the crew at defendants' Bourbon Evolution 805 vessel. They allege Jeffrey Reilly sustained a serious health condition on the vessel that subsequently led to his death due to inadequate medical attention. 

The plaintiffs holds Total E&P USA Inc. and Technip USA Inc. responsible because the defendants allegedly failed to properly train and supervise their crew, failed to provide adequate equipment and failed to provide timely and adequate medical attention.

The plaintiffs request a trial by jury and seek monetary relief of more than $1 million but no more than $30 million. They are represented by Jason A. Itkin, Noah M. Wexler, Ben Bireley and Rebecca Adams of Arnold & Itkin LLP in Houston.

Harris County District Court case number 2018-42918

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