Maritime Injury Center

  • Maritime Injury Center
While working in the maritime industry can be exciting and lucrative, it can also be highly dangerous. If you’ve been injured on the job, you have rights and options.
Support The Jones Act
The Jones Act, also known as the Merchant Marine Act of 1920, is one of the most important laws for seamen who have been injured on the job. As outlined in its Preamble, the Act is designed to support a vibrant maritime industry in the U.S. There are many sections to the Act and many components including regulations for maritime commerce and coastal shipping, and these have been revised many times, most recently in 2006.  For more information, click the link below." target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer" title="Maritime Injuries Center - The Jones Act">Jones Act Information