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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 LLP, 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.