The Jones Act, Seaman, Royal Caribbean & Dahir case is about an alleged seaman that filed a lawsuit under the Jones Act in the United States District Court, S.D. Texas, Galveston Division.
A brief summary of the Jones Act, Seaman, Royal Caribbean & Dahir case includes:
- Dahir joined the Radiance in Skagway, Alaska. Dahir alleges that on or about September 13, 2015, his cabin’s bunk bed broke, causing him to sustain injuries.
- The Radiance was in international waters at the time, sailing from Vancouver, British Columbia, to Hilo, Hawaii.
- Dahir disembarked to seek medical treatment in Sydney, Australia on October 9, 2015. He returned to the ship and fulfilled the remainder of his contractual duty.
- He disembarked again in Sydney, Australia on October 24, 2015 and was subsequently repatriated to California.
- Dahir brought suit in the 122nd Judicial District Court of Galveston County, Texas.
- Dahir brought claims under general maritime law and the Jones Act sounding in negligence, unseaworthiness, and maintenance and cure.
- For more on the Jones Act Case – See Jones Act, Seaman, Royal Caribbean & Dahir
CASE WATCH℠ is a compilation of Jones Act cases nationwide.
Case Watch is provided for the seaman and others as a source of information about various situations in which seaman have been injured while performing their jobs aboard a vessel, ship, platform etc. The seaman have usually sought remedies (unseaworthiness and maintenance and cure) under general maritime law and the Jones Act.
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