When most people get hurt on the job, they have worker’s compensation to help them. It can help pay for medical bills and cover the wages they lose out on as they recover.
However, the story may be much different for maritime workers. That’s because the rules for work on the water differ from those on land. If you get injured on the job, you must seek compensation through the Jones Act, a specialized area of maritime law.
Here is what you need to know about the Jones Act and what you need to prove to be successful in your claim.What Is the Jones Act?
Congress enacted The Jones Act to protect those injured while working near or on