Injured Seaman in Louisiana
A commercial fisherman, deckhand, cook, driller, diver—the barber on a cruise ship—who is a seaman? This is a critical question, and always in contention when an injured maritime worker files a Jones Act claim against an employer.
At Broussard & Hart, L.L.C., our lawyers have extensive experience in handling maritime accident claims, and assist injured seamen in recovering the benefits they deserve, establishing their Jones Act claims in order to recover maximum compensation on their behalf.
Below is a discussion about the definition of a seaman. There are many unique cases, however, so it is important to get legal advice if there is any question about your status. Contact our office to arrange a free, confidential consultation with one of our attorneys.
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