What is the difference between workers’ compensation and maritime benefits?

Workers' Compensation Answers

Maritime injuries are not covered by regular workers’ compensation laws due to jurisdiction issues. The Merchant Marine Act (Jones Act) and Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act (LHWCA) were created to protect workers in the nautical industry. For more information, click here.

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