Category: Jones Act

What Can (and Can’t) Your Employer Do When You File a Jones Act Claim?

Jones Act Oct 31, 2023

When you file a claim under the Jones Act, it is important to know what you should expect (and what you shouldn’t expect) from your employer. Unfortunately, while employers have clear obligations under the law, they don’t always meet these obligations in good faith. As a result, you need to be very careful to protect your legal rights, and this starts with putting an experienced Houston Jones Act lawyer on your side.


What Do You Need to Know Before Filing a Jones Act Claim?

Jones Act Oct 17, 2023

If you work on the water and have been injured on the job, you may have a claim under the Jones Act. The Jones Act provides injured seamen with the right to financial compensation for job-related injuries in most cases. If you have a claim, what do you need to know before you file? Find out from an experienced Texas Jones Act lawyer.


What Are Your Legal Rights After a Tugboat Accident?

Jones Act Jul 31, 2023

From collisions with other vessels to accidents on high seas, tugboat captains and crew members face several risks on a day-to-day basis. In many cases, these risks lead to serious injuries. If you have been injured on a tugboat, you have clear legal rights, and you will want to hire an experienced lawyer to help you fight for the financial compensation you deserve.


Filing a Claim for an Offshore Back Injury: What Seamen Need to Know

Jones Act Jun 30, 2023

If you’ve suffered a back injury while working offshore, you need to be careful. You need to be careful to protect your health, and you also need to be careful to protect your legal rights. Back injuries can be incredibly costly, and while you may be entitled to financial compensation, you will need to avoid mistakes in order to collect the compensation you deserve.


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