Jones Act Lawyer – Just A Matter Of Trust

“Living in prosperity while your other foot was stepping in the shadows of danger.” Could you relate to the quoted sentence? Our lives and yours too was under the same passage too. When you talk about living there will always be the risk, and there were no exemption to it.

The concern of my father and the family was my concern too. My father was working offshore and usually it takes couple of months before he could went home, he was rendering service under a maritime company. He is aware that maritime industry is one of the most riskiest among others though the workers earn high compensation compared to other employee.

Why is it that maritime industry was considered as one of the most riskiest industry? And what was the response of the government regarding it? These were the questions that bother the mind of my father when he first stepped at the office of their company. It was a normal response of a newly hired employee, for him things was not yet clear enough, so what he did? He read notes, researched and watched videos and current update to clear his mind. He found out a law which was passed by senator Wesley Jones, the Merchant Marine Act of 1920 which was commonly known as the Jones Act, this was in response to the health issues of the maritime workers and at the same time serves as their protection while working under the above mentioned industry. That was very close to the total answer, the next step was to find an individual that could explain to him the detail of the law, an expert, well experienced, and trust worthy. A family friend told him to contact a Jones Act Lawyer, these lawyers were focused on the maritime law and Jones act and to the personal injury claims of the worker working under the maritime industry. So he did, and it was explained and everything became clear, he was without doubts to be neglected by his employer, and confident that he was protected by a law.

It is always safe to seek for the answer to your doubts and there is nothing with it, all you need to do is trust and don not hesitate to ask. In choosing a Jones act lawyer, always be wise and select the finest that will not just promised and end up referring you to another lawyer but the one who could assess you all the way.

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