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On Behalf of Haug, Farrar & Franco, PLLC I March 13, 2023 I Maritime Injury

Does The Jones Act Require You to See Your Company Doctor?

Maritime workers are entitled to file a claim and receive compensation under the Jones Act in the event of an on-the-job injury. However, there are some important tips and steps to take into consideration before filing a claim.

If an employee was injured due to negligence on the part of their employer or another employee who was working with them during their shift, then they may be able to file a Jones Act claim against their employer and possibly any other at-fault parties involved in the incident as well.

On Behalf of Haug, Farrar & Franco, PLLC I March 10, 2023 I Maritime Injury,Workers Compensation

Difference Between Workers’ Comp and Jones Act Claims

Every job carries certain risks, but there are few professions as dangerous as working on the open seas. This is why the United States Congress passed the Jones Act in 1920 to provide legal rights and compensation for maritime workers who sustain injuries due to their job.

On Behalf of Haug, Farrar & Franco, PLLC I March 6, 2023 I Maritime Injury

Are Dockside Injuries Covered By The Jones Act?

If you are a dockside worker and have been injured in a work-related incident, then you may be wondering what rights you have. Generally speaking, workers who are employed by companies that transport goods over water—such as fishing boats or cargo ships—qualify for coverage under the Jones Act. 

On Behalf of Haug, Farrar & Franco, PLLC I January 27, 2023 I Maritime Injury

What To Do If You Are The Victim of a Maritime Injury in Mississippi

Maritime work is inherently risky, as workers are often exposed to a variety of hazardous conditions, including extreme weather, long hours, and dangerous machinery. Unfortunately, these risks can lead to potentially life-altering injuries. It’s important for maritime workers to understand the most common types of maritime injuries and their associated impacts in order to take steps to protect themselves from harm.