FHM DBA TRIAL VICTORY AFFIRMED ON APPEAL

Congratulations to Freehill Partner John F. Karpousis and Associate Matthew J. Pallay, whose trial victory in the matter of Gatewood v. Fluor was recently affirmed  by the Benefits Review Board.  At trial, the claimant unsuccessfully alleged that he suffered debilitating contact dermatitis from handling fuel and other materials while working overseas for Fluor.  He...
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CLIENT ALERT: THE U.S. PASSES ADDITIONAL SANCTION PROVISIONS TARGETING THE CONSTRUCTION OF NORD STREAM 2 AND TURK STREAM 2 PIPELINES

January 4, 2021 Last week, the United States Senate and House of Representatives voted to override President Trump’s veto and passed the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for year 2021.  Section 1242 of NDAA 2021 contains the Protecting Europe’s Energy Security Clarification Act (PEESCA). PEESCA authorizes the imposition of sanctions against persons/entities involved in specified...
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PARTNER JOHN F. KARPOUSIS PRESENTS AT TWO SEPARATE INDUSTRY PANELS

Partner John Karpousis recently presented on November 11, 2020  at the Willis DBA Symposium Webinar “Industry Update, A Discussion of Case Law, Administrative Changes and Ethics”.  Mr. Karpousis presented on how to employ successful defense trial techniques in Defense Base Act cases.   The webinar was attended by DBA defense practitioners, claims professionals and brokers. Mr....
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Freehill named in U.S. News – Best Lawyers

Once again, Freehill Hogan & Mahar LLP is  ranked nationally and regionally in the top, number 1 tier in the practice area of “Admiralty and Maritime Law” in the most recent U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” rankings.  According to the Best Lawyers website, Best Lawyers listings are compiled according to an annual...
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FHM SUCCESSFUL ONCE AGAIN IN SECOND CIRCUIT COURT OF APPEALS

We are pleased to report that Freehill Partners John Karpousis and Mike Tucker have successfully defended an appeal before the Second Circuit, which affirmed the lower court’s dismissal of a wrongful death case on grounds of forum non conveniens.   The matter involved the claim of a French national decedent, working for the Belgian branch...
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