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In the aftermath of a maritime injury , proper documentation can have a significant impact on the outcome of any resulting claim. It can influence an injured worker’s ability to prove negligence under the Jones Act or that an injury qualifies under the Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act . It might influence the outcome of a claim of unseaworthiness and the perceived value of an injured ...
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Maritime work is inherently dangerous. The unpredictable nature of the open sea presents challenges such as severe weather conditions, strong currents, and large waves, which can lead to accidents, injuries, or even fatalities. The physically demanding nature of the work, including heavy lifting, operating complex machinery, and navigating slippery surfaces, increases the risk of injuries. The ...
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