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Oyster-Shucking Injury May Be Jones Act Claim (access required)

A plaintiff who was shucking oysters for defendant seafood company may have a Jones Act claim for injury to his left pinky finger from moving a conveyor belt while he was shucking oysters, leading amputation at the first joint; the Newport News U.S. District Court Magistrate Judge denies the seafood company’s motion for summary judgment ...