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How the Jones Act Affects Dredge Workers

Everyone should have the right to seek compensation for injuries caused by negligent parties. Before 2005, however, dredge workers were the exception. That, thankfully, has changed since the Supreme Court’s decision to rightfully categorize dredgers as “vessels” and its crew as “seamen.”

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The Dangers Dredge Workers Face

Working on a dredger, just like many other jobs within the maritime industry, carries a significant risk of injury or death. If you or someone you love has fallen victim to a dredge-related work accident, trust in the experienced Houston maritime injury attorneys at...

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