What Jones Act Damages Can I Recover?

Depending on the circumstances and applicable law, you may be entitled to pecuniary losses including loss of support, loss of services, loss of nurture, loss of guidance, loss of care, loss of instruction, loss of inheritance, and funeral expenses. You may also be entitled to recover conscious pain and suffering that the injured person suffered before dying.

In an injury case, Jones Act damages include:

  1. Pay you have lost already
  2. Pay you will lose in the future
  3. Past medical expenses
  4. Future medical expenses
  5. Pain and suffering
  6. Loss of life’s enjoyment
  7. Interest

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