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How Do Dredging Accidents Occur?

Since the beginning of civilization, cities have relied on rivers and waterways to travel and transport goods. Natural processes like ...
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How Injured Seamen Receive Compensation From The Jones Act

Working on a barge or a rig can be dangerous, as the risk of maritime accidents is higher than most ...
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Maritime Accidents on International Waters

Currently, 5,000 seamen are employed in the United States, according to Zippia. These individuals face various potentially dangerous situations in ...
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What is Cure and Maintenance?

One hundred years ago, President Woodrow Wilson enacted the Jones Act to protect the U.S. shipping industry. The Jones Act ...
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What To Do After a Boating Accident

Boating accidents are an entirely different entity than car accidents because of the likelihood of personal injury, damage to the ...
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Do I Need a Maritime Lawyer for a Boating Accident?

The laws and restrictions in a personal injury case tend to change when an accident occurs in a body of ...
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Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act

The Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act is a federal law that provides medical and other benefits to longshoremen, harbor ...
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Wrongful Death at Sea

An unfortunate factor of maritime work is that death is a real possibility. And every year, many of those deaths ...
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