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Offshore Injuries Are Protected by the Jones Act

Any individual that has worked on an offshore oil rig recognizes that coworker or employer negligence is often the cause of many of the accidents that happen on an oilrig at sea. This often includes deck accidents, equipment failure, falls, … Continue reading

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The Jones Act Was Designed to Protect Offshore Workers

The federal government has long understood that maritime workers work in intense environments that are of high risk for death and injury. Offshore workers employed in marine commerce live a challenging life that is often very difficult for others to … Continue reading

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