Monthly Archives: February 2023

Understanding the Long-Term Costs of Lifting Injuries At Work

Maritime Injuries Feb 28, 2023

Whether you work on a barge, tugboat, push boat or any other type of commercial vessel, there is a good chance that you will suffer a lifting injury at some point during your career. These are among the most common types of Jones Act claims we handle, and we regularly hear from deckhands and other seamen who have suffered serious lifting injuries while working.


How Do You Prove a Jones Act Claim?

Jones Act Feb 21, 2023

If you work on a commercial vessel or a jack-up rig offshore, the Jones Act protects you when you get injured on the job. But, even if there is no question that you are entitled to financial compensation, it is still up to you to prove your legal rights.


A Brief Look at the Laws That Protect Offshore and Maritime Workers

Jones Act Feb 7, 2023

As someone who works offshore or in the maritime industry, there are laws that protect you when you get injured at work. However, knowing which laws apply – and how to use them to maximize your financial recovery – can be a challenge. The following is a brief overview of the laws that provide compensation when offshore and maritime workers get hurt or injured on the job.


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