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July 30, 2016

Brief History of the Jones Act

The Jones Act, which set forth cabotage (coastal trade between ports) regulations, was passed as Section 27 of the Merchant Marine Act of 1920. Named for […]
June 2, 2015

New 5th Circuit Case Affects Rights of Seaman Injured While at Sea

Maintenance and cure are damages that have been recognized in Admiralty law for hundreds of years. Maintenance and cure damages allow for support of a seaman […]