The Jones Act Archives - Moschetta Law Firm

Why You Need a Jones Act Lawyer Specialist

Why You Need a Jones Act Lawyer. The Jones Act is a federal law that was designed to protect Americans who are injured while working on vessels offshore.  The law holds the employer of the worker responsible for any injuries that occur while on the job and obligates...

The Jones Act

What is the Jones Act and How does it affect you? The Jones Act, officially known as the Merchant Marine Act of 1920, was originally passed in order to provide protective legal rights for American Merchant Marines along with sailors and the ships’ crews. Its author,...