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February 8, 2018

Death on the High Seas Act

In 1920, Congress accounted for the families of those whose loved ones were out at sea who lost their lives by enacting the Death on the […]
November 28, 2015

An Overview of the Death on the High Seas Act

The Death on the High Seas Act, or DOHSA, is a federal act. The act was passed in order to allow surviving family members of maritime […]
October 30, 2015

The Two Laws that Protect the Families of Maritime Workers Lost in El Faro Cargo Ship Accident

Family members of the victims who were lost at sea when the El Faro cargo ship disappeared during Hurricane Joaquin in late September 2015 have filed […]