October 13, 2017

Injured Seamen

Accidents happen. When they do, laws are in place to provide coverage to the injured party, provided that the injured party satisfies the legal criteria of […]
November 20, 2015

Five Must-Know Facts About the Jones Act

If you are a maritime worker, then it is important that you familiarize yourself with the Jones Act. This act can help to protect your rights […]
September 25, 2015

Sailors & Seamen: Common Injuries and Compensation

Those who work at sea are at risk of a unique set of injuries. Because those who work at sea are often working in waters that […]
August 16, 2015

The Jones Act: Understanding the Term “In Navigation at Sea”

When you work at sea and suffer an injury, state workers’ compensation law usually does not apply, but maritime law does. In order to fall under […]
July 5, 2015

Commercial Fishermen and The Jones Act

Commercial fishermen, in many aspects, are important players in our economy. They catch and trap various types of aquatic life usually in the most dangerous of […]
June 19, 2015

Proving Negligence for Seaman Injuries Under the Jones Act

For traditional work-related injuries, such as injuries suffered by employees at construction sites or factories, employees are required to first file a claim with the workers’ […]