SE Texas Record

Friday, December 13, 2019

Employee alleges shipping company's negligence led to injury aboard vessel

Lawsuits

By Carrie Bradon | Mar 20, 2019

Cargo ship 06

GALVESTON — A Houston man is suing a shipping company, alleging he was injured on a sea vessel after an oil hose malfunctioned.

Jawaid B. Pardesi filed a complaint March 8 in Galveston Division of the Southern District of Texas against U.S. Shipping Corp., alleging negligence and unseaworthiness, as well as failure to maintain.

According to the filing, Pardesi was working as a tankerman for U.S. Shipping May 31, 2017, aboard the vessel the ATB Corpus Christi. The suit states Pardesi was injured while operating a crane when an oil hose burst. Pardesi says the hose struck him in the shoulder at a very high speed, causing debilitating injuries to the plaintiff

Pardesi seeks a jury trial, damages in excess of $1 million, reasonable medical expenses and court costs as well as all just relief. He is represented by attorney Matthew D. Shaffer of Schechter, McElwee, Shaffer & Harris LLC in Houston.

Galveston Division of the Southern District of Texas case number 3:19-cv-00097

Want to get notified whenever we write about U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas Galveston Division ?

Sign-up Next time we write about U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas Galveston Division, we'll email you a link to the story. You may edit your settings or unsubscribe at any time.

Organizations in this Story

U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas Galveston Division

More News