Jones Act Lawyer

Legal Ramifications of Jones Act Shipping
Apr 14, 2019 In Jones Act Lawyer By
You may have heard bits and pieces about the Jones Act Shipping, but more than likely you didn’t have a chance to learn too much about it. Even though it may not feel that it’s very important to know about this, but the Jones Act actually affects many aspects ...
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Understanding the Jones Act Law
They are more than 1.2 million employed in the maritime industry. If you’re a seaman, you must be aware of the protections you may have under the Jones Act Law. Do you know if you’re covered? Have you been injured working in the maritime industry? In the article below, we’re answering ...
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5 Things You Should Know About the Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act
At one point in time, land-based maritime workers were not properly covered for work-related injuries. There was a grey area of shipbuilders, repairers, harbor construction workers, and more who found themselves in a Catch 22. Thankfully, along came 1927 and the introduction of the Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation ...
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3 Things to Know About the Jones Act
For most people, if they get injured at work, they immediately assume they need to file a workers’ compensation claim; however, did you know that if you’re injured working at sea, you need to file under a completely different law? The Jones Act is a maritime law that regulates ...
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3 Important Reasons To Hire A Jones Act Lawyer
If you’ve sustained injuries while working offshore, you have the right to be compensated. The following are 3 important reasons to hire a Jones Act lawyer. Have you been injured while working at sea? You may be eligible for money under the Jones Act. The Merchant Marine Act of ...
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