Transportation - Personal Injury

  • Mr. Murphy obtained the dismissal of an action brought against a tractor-trailer operator for severe bodily injuries a 9-year-old girl sustained as a result of being struck by the vehicle.
    Michelle Murrell, et al v. John H. Pollan, et al, No. 2000-CA-1389 (La. App. 4th Cir. 2001).    
  • Mr. Murphy secured a defense verdict for a towing company sued by the survivors of a decedent whose fishing vessel collided with a tug and barge.
    Ruth Schoonmaker v. Capital Towing Company, 512 So.2d 480 (La. App. 1st Cir. 1987).