A contract is the best way to solidify your business dealings. A well thought out agreement can contain provisions that speak to the most prevalent issues, such as sale price and quantity of goods or services exchanged, but they can also identify contingencies and...
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Month: October 2020
Jones Act protections for injured maritime workers
The Jones Act provides important protections for seaman injured on the job. Injured seaman may be unable to work and may suffer extensive injuries and medical expenses which is why the need to be familiar with the protections the Jones Act affords. Protections for...
Case could limit eligibility for Jones Act compensation
The Jones Act provides compensation to seaman who suffer a work-related injury in a maritime occupation or their families. But a federal court of appeals case could restrict the type of workers eligible for compensation under maritime law. The plaintiff in this case...