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Tampa Jones Act Claims Lawyer

All workers have the right to perform their job in a safe work environment, including maritime workers. If you are a maritime worker or a seaman who has suffered an injury while working as crew of a tanker, tug, barge, trawler, jack-up rig, semi-submersible rig, mobile offshore drilling rig or any other maritime vessel, you have rights under the Jones Act. Our legal team at Ligori & Ligori Attorneys at Law can help maritime workers pursue compensation for their injuries or file a lawsuit against their employer for negligence.

What Is the Jones Act?

Maritime workers’ rights are protected under the Jones Act. The Jones Act is legislation that regulates maritime commerce between U.S. cities. It can be found in Section 27 of the Merchant Marine Act of 1920. The act requires that goods and passengers transported by water between U.S. ports be done in U.S. made ships that are owned and crewed by U.S. citizens. It also provides maritime workers with certain rights, including the ability to seek damages from the captain or ship owner in the case of injury or negligence. The Jones Act covers all maritime workers, even when at port, if they are injured on the job due to unsafe work conditions or negligence.

Maritime workers may have different rights and coverage for injuries than land workers. It is important to have an attorney that understands the Jones Act and how it can benefit you if you are injured in a maritime work accident. Our team at Ligori & Ligori Attorneys at Law is experienced and knowledgeable in maritime law and the Jones Act. We use the legal options available to benefit our clients that have sustained an offshore injury or other types of maritime work injuries.

If you have been injured on the job as a maritime worker, contact our legal team to schedule a free consultation to discuss your case. We can help you explore your legal options to pursue compensation for your injuries. You can trust our team to fight for the highest damage award possible.

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