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Does the Jones Act Apply to Injuries that Happen on Land?

Does the Jones Act Apply to Injuries that Happen on Land?

Injuries are a common occurrence in the maritime industries, and any given day of work comes with risks. The duties of many workers take them back and forth between a vessel and land, and injuries can occur anywhere. Unfortunately, pursuing fair payment after an accident can be a difficult task without access to traditional workers’ […]

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Equipment Accident Kills Worker on Oil Rig in Gulf of Mexico

Equipment Accident Kills Worker on Oil Rig in Gulf of Mexico

KATC reports on an oil rig accident in the Gulf of Mexico that killed one worker on the Petrobras 10,000 drillship.

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The History of the Jones Act

The History of the Jones Act

Working on a ship poses many dangers. If the employees on board aren’t careful, they can easily be injured.

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