The Jones Act is an Act of Congress, which governs the liability of vessel operators and marine employers for the work-related injury or death of
TITLE 46. APPENDIX. SHIPPINGCHAPTER 18. MERCHANT SEAMENPROTECTION AND RELIEFStatute: 46 USCS Appx § 688 (2002) 46 USCS § 688. Recovery for injury to or death
One of the central questions in any maritime injury case is whether the injured party is a seaman, since only a seaman can recover under
An injured seaman has an absolute right to maintenance and cure, apart from any Jones Act claim. If a seaman has a valid Jones Act claim, the seaman may be able to recover a very substantial award of damages in addition to obtaining full benefits of maintenance and cure.
The Statute of Limitations in a Jones Act case is generally three ( 3 ) years from the date of the injury. There are exceptions
Legal Damages under the Jones Act? An injured worker under the Jones Act can recover the following legal damages: 1. Wages lost from the
If an injury causes the death of a seaman, the surviving widow or husband and children of the employee become the beneficiaries under the Jones
Steps to Recover for an injured Seaman? If in case of passenger injured, there are a few very important steps that you must take in
Cruiseship injuries, assaults or deaths? Cruise ships are becoming an increasingly popular method of vacationing for many Americans. Unfortunately many find themselves a helpless
Commercial divers may or may not be covered by the Jones Act. ( 46 U.S.C. Sec 688) Coverage depends on many factors including the place
When a seaman dies as a result of an employer’s negligence or because of an unseaworthy vessel, the worker’s family may file for benefits under
any ships and vessels contain hazardous substances such as asbestos, paints containing lead, other heavy metals like cadmium and arsenic, biocides, as well as electrical
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