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Tony Buzbee regularly generates headlines when he wins big,and even when he wins small. But this week, Buzbee won big.

After a six-day long trial, Buzbee’s client, the estate of Jose Flores, a seaman who died after being bitten by a brown recluse spider while working on a vessel, won a $41 million jury verdict against the company that operated the ship.

Buzbee’s client, represented by Flores’ parents, has sought damages and punitive damages based on negligence allegations, as well as what’s known as Jones Act claims, under the General Maritime Law of the United States for unseaworthiness and maintenance and cure benefits.

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