JONES ACT: Injured Seaman

A 55 year old able bodied seaman suffered a back strain while assisting in lifting a wheel chair from the vessel to dock. As a result of his injuries, he intermittently lost some time from work. There was no surgery. Additionally, he had a series of non-accident related problems. The Client was able to continue to obtain work as an able bodied seaman.

Settlement: $100,000.00 and payment of all medical bills.

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