What is the Jones Act?

Oct 20, 2014 - FAQs - by Dodson & Hooks, APLC

The Jones Act, 46 U.S.C. § 688, is a federal statute which provides a seaman with a cause of action against his employer for an injury sustained in the course and scope of his employment. Each Case will have its own particular circumstances to be evaluated to determine if the claimant has a Jones Act Claim

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