With the hard hammer of tort reform coming down on state law, it is just that the federal statutes still retain laws that compensate those workers injured at sea and on oceangoing vessels. The Jones Act passed in the early part of the century, injured seamen and injured oil rig workers now have a voice to receive the compensation they deserve.
Injured Seaman and The Jones Act
The Jones Act requires employers to pay maintenance and cure to injured workers. If maintenance and cure are not paid tor not paid timely, workers may be entitled to a large settlement from those employers in violation of the act. Let us get you moving in the right direction. Let our Jones Act specialists listen to your case. Call (832) 259-9095 today.
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