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Time restrictions on claims under the Jones Act

Every seaman knows how dangerous their job can be. Accidents will happen and injuries will occur. When you’re injured due to the negligence of the captain or another member of the crew, the Jones Act provides you with a remedy. But you can’t wait around forever before...

What is maintenance and cure?

Commercial fishermen, deckhands and seamen have a number of legal protections should they become sick or suffer an injury. The Jones Act, the doctrine of unseaworthiness and maintenance and cure each plays their role within these protections. As for maintenance and...

Fishing Vessel Sinks Off The Oregon Coast

Early Sunday morning, the Coast Guard called off the search for the skipper of the WHITE SWAN III, a 32-foot fishing vessel that sank about 35 miles offshore of Florence, Oregon. One other crewmember was rescued by the Coast Guard but was unresponsive and later...