Admiralty & Maritime Law

Bienvenu, Foco & Viator, LLC attorneys have represented employers, dock owners, contractors, third parties, and insurers in litigation involving riverboat casinos, marine insurance, barges, drilling rigs, and oil & gas exploration.  Our Admiralty and Maritime attorneys represent clients in a variety of disputes involving the Jones Act, Longshore Harbor Workers' Compensation Act claims, personal injury claims, towage, cargo losses, and property damage.

Bienvenu, Foco & Viator, LLC represents clients before all state and federal courts, governmental regulatory and administrative bodies, and in complex litigation. We serve as counsel to local, national and international oil and gas producers, vessel owners and operators, dock owners, and service companies.

Representative Experience

  • Representation of riverboat casinos and their insurers in personal injury claims under the Jones Act and the General Maritime Law.
  • Representation of a chemical manufacturer in a 905(b) actions involving accidents on loading facilities.
  • Representation of various vessel owners, dock owners, and service contractors in litigation concerning disputes over contracts involving Master Service Agreements.
  • Defending pipeline company from allegations involving obstruction of navigable waterways.