Monthly Archives: March 2016


The Jones Act, Seaman & Elevated Boat case is about a maritime seaman that was injured (i.e., the crane he was operating toppled over) and later filed a lawsuit under the Jones Act.  This case in the United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit ruled on an appeal of a summary judgment (elevated boat appeals in connection […]

Jones Act, Seaman & Elevating Boats



The Jones Act, Seaman & Consolidated Grain case is about a couple of maritime seaman on a vessel in navigable waters that were injured and later filed a lawsuit under the Jones Act.  This case in the United States District Court, E.D. Louisiana ruled on several motions – motion to dismiss and motion […]

Jones Act, Seaman & Consolidated Grain



Jones Act, Seaman & Archer Daniels Midland:  A case in the Court of Appeals Louisiana, third Circuit ruled on an appeal. The Jones Act, Seaman & Archer Daniels Midland case is about a maritime seaman on a vessel in navigable waters that disputed his several items (unseaworthiness, pay…) and later filed […]

Jones Act, Seaman & Archer Daniels Midland