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Things to know if you work on a rig, ship, dock, or anywhere else near the water

March 1, 2011 · FLEMING | NOLEN | JEZ, L.L.P.

Payment for injuries Jobs on the high seas, oceans, rivers, lakes, and other navigable waters are some of the most dangerous in the world. Traditional state worker’s compensation laws do not generally apply to those who are injured on the navigable waters and oceans. Congress has passed several laws over the years to address concerns that these workers were not…
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