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Are commercial fishermen covered by the Jones Act?

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Yes. Commercial fisherman are crew members of the vessel navigation just like any other crew member. So commercial fisherman is just like a crew member on a yacht, or a cruise ship, or any other type of boat, and has the full benefits of the three maritime remedies: the Jones Act, unseaworthiness, and maintenance and cure.

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