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Why are Maintenance and Cure Benefits Denied?

Maintenance and Cure Mar 15, 2022

The Jones Act entitles many offshore workers to maintenance and cure benefits when they get injured on the job. With only a couple of exceptions, companies are supposed to pay these benefits regardless of whether they are responsible for their employees’ injuries. Yet, maintenance and cure denials are common. Why is this the case?

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Are You a Jones Act Seaman?

Jones Act Mar 8, 2022

If you work offshore or in an inland maritime occupation, it is important to know if you qualify as a “seaman” under the Jones Act. The Jones Act entitles seamen to financial compensation when they get injured at work, and many offshore and maritime jobs are among the most dangerous jobs in the United States.

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