Jones Act Claims

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Experienced & dedicated, Van Riper Nies attorneys are committed to protecting the rights of seamen.

Van Riper Nies represents seamen and families who have suffered an injury or lost loved ones due to the fault of others.  Our firm motto is that we leave no stone unturned in the prosecution of our clients
Our maritime lawyers are experienced in prosecuting Jones Act claims, including Death on the High Seas Act claims. If you were injured while working on a ship, you may be owed benefits under the Jones Act, which is a U.S. maritime statute. The Jones Act lists the legal obligations and duties of a crew member and his or her maritime employer.

The Jones Act applies to seamen and ship officers for just about every type of vessel or ship, including cargo ships, fishing boats, freighters, crew boats, and cruise ships. If you, or a loved one, has been injured while working aboard a ship, call our attorneys for a free consultation.

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