Jacob’s Law to Enhance Offshore Worker Safety Takes Effect Soon

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After years of persistent advocacy, a bill aimed at strengthening safety regulations for offshore workers, also known as Jacob’s Law, is set to be fully implemented. The bill that requires location detector beacons on life jackets for offshore workers was signed into law by Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards. The legislation, named after Jacob Matt…

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Explosion on Boat, Causes Damage on Seaman’s Body

Our team of injury lawyers at Gordon McKernan are determined to help a southern worker involved in a tragic boat accident. The Louisiana seaman was unfortunately on the company boat when it experienced a big explosion. As a result of this horrible event, he now deals with catastrophic injuries, such as major burns and tissue…

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