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Claims for Insured Offshore Workers Under the Jones Act The Jones Act protects maritime workers and ensures that they are able to receive fair compensation for work-related injuries. According to the Transportation Institute, The Jones Act is part of the Merchant Marine Act of 1920 and is named for its sponsor, Senator Wesley R. Jones…

Withdrawal of Recent Jones Act Decision Leaves Maritime Workers in Limbo Congress intended for the Jones Act to give extra protection to maritime workers. One of the benefits for workers is that under the Jones Act they can file a negligence claim against the vessel owner, master/employer, or fellow crewmembers, as opposed to a workers’…

For parents of a newborn or infant, a child’s seizure can be one of the most terrifying things they can encounter. Some seizures can cause serious long-term injury or even death. Although some seizures may be related to fever or genetic issues, seizures can also result from birth injuries caused by the negligence of medical…

You have probably heard more than once you need to take pictures after a car accident. After “keep calm,” this is probably the most common car accident advice that you can get from experts. Just because everyone says it, does not take away from its importance. Taking pictures after a car accident can make all…

Many homeowners in Mississippi experienced serious damage and losses from Hurricane Zeta. A critical part of putting the pieces back together after a natural disaster is the ability to rely on your property insurance to cover your damages. Unfortunately, many insurance companies engage in unfair or bad faith practices that leave property owners without the…

Claims for Insured Offshore Workers Under the Jones Act The Jones Act protects maritime workers and ensures that they are able to receive fair compensation for work-related injuries. According to the Transportation Institute, The Jones Act is part of the Merchant Marine Act of 1920 and is named for its sponsor, Senator Wesley R. Jones…

Losing a loved one because of someone else’s negligence or reckless behavior can feel like an insurmountable burden to bear. While nothing can bring your loved one back to you, obtaining just compensation for the losses you have suffered can help you and your family begin the long journey toward emotional healing. If you have…

Mississippi has a well-earned reputation as having a lively and entertaining casino scene on the beautiful Mississippi Gulf Coast. Most patrons have a lovely time at the casinos and in the lavish hotels and entertainment venues, and tend to suffer nothing more than a few financial bruises. Sometimes, however, visitors to our Mississippi casinos are…

When it comes to children, safety is always the first priority. You’ve chosen the right car seat for your infant, toddler, or youngster, but how do you know if it’s properly installed in your car? We’ve all read the statistics that indicate many parents are missing the mark when it comes to the installation of…

Whatever the cause, it seems that hurricanes and severe tropical storms are hitting Mississippi and other Gulf Coast states more frequently than in the distant past. According to the executive director of the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency, Mississippi “dodged a very big bullet” with regard to Hurricane Sally. Our neighbors in Alabama and the Florida…

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