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Ultimate Jones Act - Oct 19, 2017

University of Houston

Small Business Development Center

2302 Fannin, Suite 201
Houston, Texas 77002

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Seminar - Ultimate Jones Act 2017 - October 19, 2017

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UH SBDC Facility
2302 Fannin, Suite 201
Houston, Texas 77002
PHONE: 713-752-8444

Time: 9:00am – 5:00pm

The Ultimate Jones Act seminar is a one-day course presented by Thomas C. Fitzhugh III. The only program that presents in a single day the most current cases and trends in seamen’s litigation. Suitable for adjusters, supervisors, attorneys, and underwriters, this program explores in detail the fallout from the Supreme Court’s decisions on vessel status, punitive damages, and maintenance & cure. In addition, attention is given to electronic discovery, use of the internet for maritime litigation purposes, changes in federal rules for pleading and maritime practice. The parameters of seamen’s status, including concurrent claims made by maritime workers for both Longshore benefits and seamen’s tort remedies. Strategies for resolving claims that involve insurance coverage including overlapping or conflicting coverage. The course will review current trends in damages, including punitive damages, for maritime personal injury suits and liens asserted for child support, third-party health care, and also present the current state of the law regarding Medicare and settlements.