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Understanding Your Rights Under the Jones Act [INFOGRAPHIC]

Workers’ compensation laws protect the rights of those injured on the job. What some may not realize, however, is that many state workers’ compensation laws only apply to those working on land, not on water.

This is where the federal Jones Act comes into play. Review our infographic below to understand all your rights as a maritime worker.

The Jones Act

Hurt in a Maritime Accident? Contact Us Today

If you or someone you love was hurt in a maritime accident caused by the negligence of a vessel owner, captain, or other member of a vessel’s crew, our Houston personal injury attorneys are here to help.

At The Ammons Law Firm, we protect the rights of all workers, on land and at sea. Our team has over 20 years of experience resolving Jones Act cases, and we’re prepared to fight for you, too.

Contact us today at (281) 801-5617 to schedule a free consultation.


Why Choose Us?

Our Firm Will Fight for Your Right to Compensation
  • We Wrote the Book on Tire Defect Litigation

    Attorney Rob Ammons has not only handled some of the most complex tire defect cases but also wrote the book on how to properly litigate these types of cases.

  • Team Approach to Handling Each & Every Case

    Unlike smaller law firms, we have the resources necessary to tackle even the most complex cases. To ensure our clients get the best possible results, we hire industry experts and other professionals to advise on any complex legal issues.

  • Over a Billion Dollars Recovered for Our Clients

    Our seasoned legal professionals have handled some of the largest personal injury claims nationwide and have a strong track record of favorable outcomes.

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