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Death On The High Seas Act: Facts For Victims Of Maritime Accidents

By Venardi Zurada LLP |

Seamen who work on fishing boats, container ships, oil tankers, and other commercial vessels endure extremely dangerous employment conditions, so they are exposed to a high risk of bodily harm. As a result, there are special US and California laws that cover injured workers and provide financial support during difficult times. One federal statute… Read More »

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3 Laws That Apply To California Maritime Accidents

By Venardi Zurada LLP |

Considering its location, temperate climate, and ease of access to major shipping routes, it is no surprise that the San Francisco Bay is among the busiest in the US and beyond. The Port of Oakland supports more than 84,000 jobs throughout Northern California, while the Port of San Francisco generates almost $125.5 billion annually…. Read More »

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Comparing The Jones Act And Longshore Claims For Maritime Accidents

By Venardi Zurada LLP |

When you spend your workday on and around the water, ships, docks, and boat yards, you probably do not dedicate too much thought to the differences between these two statutes. If you are hurt on the job, however, the Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act (LHWCA)  or the Jones Act will come into play… Read More »

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