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LARRY CURTIS PERSONAL INJURY ATTORNEY: Compensation exists for all types of maritime worker injuries
If you work in a shipyard or a harbor or you're a longshore worker, then you were likely taught about the Longshore and Harbor Workers' Act (LHWCA) when you were first trained for your job.
A Louisiana court recently heard and adjudicated an interesting case involving maritime law and the Jones Act. It is of particular interest because, while the plaintiff was awarded a seven-figure settlement, his Jones Act portion of the claim was denied.