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Blog Posts Tagged 'Misc' | Jones Act and Maritime Law Blog

Marineros Extranjeros Lesionados En Buques de EE.UU. Tienen Derechos

Marineros extranjeros lesionados en buques de bandera estadounidense o navío que extensivamente salen de los puertos estadounidenses, a menudo se les aconseja de no tomar acción legal en las cortes estadounidenses, cuando en realidad en estos tipos de casos el marinero extranjero frecuentemente tiene la protección marítima de la Ley Jones (Jones Act). La Corte Suprema de EE.UU. ha articulado una prueba… Read more

Foreign Seamen Injured On U.S. Vessels Have Legal Rights In United States Courts

Foreign seamen injured on U.S. flagged vessels or vessels operating extensively out of U.S. ports are too often dissuaded from pursuing an action in U.S. courts, when in such cases, the particular foreign seaman is often protected under the Jones Act and U.S. maritime law. The U.S. Supreme Court has articulated a two-prong test to determine seaman status under the Jones Act: (1) An employee's duties… Read more

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Newtown, CT -- "Sorry for Your Trouble"

This entry is posted in connection with the tragedy in the Connecticut elementary school last Friday. Nobel Prize winning Irish poet Seamus Heaney speaks to the sadness felt by the families in Connecticut and by all of us. MID-TERM BREAK I sat all morning in the college sick bay Counting bells knelling classes to a close. At two o'clock our neighbors drove me home. In the porch I met my father crying-- He… Read more

Bellingham Couple Rescues Fisherman

A Bellingham, Wash., couple was instrumental in the rescue of a man adrift for 26 hours in a plastic fish bin in Alaskan waters last month. Tele Aadsen and Joel Brady-Power may have saved 19-year-old Ryan Harris, who was afloat in open seas after his boat capsized northwest of Sitka, Alaska, The Bellingham Herald reported in Sunday's newspaper. They were on their way back to shore on their 43-foot… Read more

F/V KATMAI Sinks -- Seven Crewmembers Perish

Another tragedy has struck the Alaska fishing fleet. The KATMAI, a 93-foot head and gut fishing vessel capsized and sank in the Aleutian Islands early in the morning on Wednesday, October 22. It now appears that only four of the KATMAI's eleven crewmembers survived. The last communication from the KATMAI was an e-mail reporting incursion of water into the lazerette, followed by loss of steering. Shortly… Read more

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