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Norfolk Shipyard Worker in Fatal Accident

A Lyon Shipyard employee was in a fatal accident Tuesday, December 31, 2013 in Norfolk, Virginia. According to Angela Costa, Norfolk area director at the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, the Lyon Shipyard employee was killed after being struck by a piece of equipment. The accident happened on a dredge barge. The man was struck […]

Rutter Mills Wins $1.365 Million for Maritime Worker Injured on the Water

While the defense argued liability, Rutter Mills attorneys Adam Lotkin and Brother Rutter fought hard to prove otherwise. They were successful in not only establishing liability but also in demonstrating the long-term suffering the accident will cause their client in the future. Before trial, a settlement was negotiated, and our client was awarded $300,000 in […]

Here’s When You Need a MARITIME Lawyer, Not Just Any Lawyer

If you are injured on the water – during work or recreation – the process and factors involved in getting the compensation you deserve will be much different than after a car accident. Check out this quick video from Brother Rutter to learn more! [2.5 minute video] [Transcription] This is Brother Rutter. I want to […]

Rutter Mills Wins $1.365 Million for Injured Maritime Worker

Virginia Lawyers Weekly recognized Rutter Mills for a remarkable maritime case settlement of $1.365 million. With more than 50 years of experience winning maritime cases, we take pride in helping injured maritime workers receive the compensation they deserve. Below are the details from the case Rutter Mills received recognition for in Virginia Lawyers Weekly. Attorneys Brother Rutter and […]

Why You Need a Maritime Lawyer

Not Just Any Lawyer – When Injured on the Water If you are injured in a boating accident, filing a claim against the responsible party is much different than filing a claim after a car accident. Boating accidents on the water fall under federal maritime laws, while car accidents are subject to state personal injury […]