Injured workers with a maritime lawsuit often face a difficult decision. Should I go to trial or settle? Going to trial involves big risks and is expensive. At the same time, no one should accept a settlement offer that does not fairly compensate them for their damages.Read More
Here are two questions that can help determine whether a plaintiff has standing under the Jones Act for his or her workplace injury.
Under FELA and the Jones Act, negligence matters. So how exactly do courts handle employer negligence in these cases? Here are a few things everyone who works on a railroad or a waterway should know about the concept of negligence in FELA law and within the Jones Act:Read More