Can an Injured Longshore/Habour Worker Still Benefit from a Jones Act Application, Qualifying as a Seaman, under the United States Admiralty Law?

12 Pages Posted: 19 Dec 2008

Date Written: December 19, 2008

Abstract

The author discusses: 1) whether pile driver can be subject to the benefits of the Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act, LHWCA; 2) whether injured longshoreman can accept LHWCA benefits when the suit has already been litigated; and 3) whether Mulcahy can be subject to the benefits of the Jones Act.

Keywords: Injured Longshore/Habour Worker, Jones Act Application, qualifying as a Seaman under the United States Admiralty Law

Suggested Citation

Cwinya-ai, Robert Ongom, Can an Injured Longshore/Habour Worker Still Benefit from a Jones Act Application, Qualifying as a Seaman, under the United States Admiralty Law? (December 19, 2008). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1318139 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1318139

Robert Ongom Cwinya-ai (Contact Author)

Port of New Orleans Legal Office ( email )

Port of New Orleans Place
New Orleans, LA 70118
United States

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