Maritime Blog Posts
Both the Jones Act and workers' compensation provide compensation to employees who suffer injuries on the job, but that is where most of the similarities end.
The main differences between these types of claims are explained below, including the types… Read More
Federal and state laws on workers' compensation do not apply to people who do at least 30 percent of their work on boats and other seafaring vessels.
That is why The Jones Act was created. It is a federal law that allows seamen who were injured on the… Read More