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Land-Based Worker is Longshoreman (access required)

A man injured while working aboard a barge was a land-based worker who was not subjected to any special hazards or disadvantages from the “perils of the sea,” and a Norfolk Circuit Court says he was a longshoreman and not a Jones Act seaman. Elgin Stodghill was injured while working aboard a barge owned by defendant ...

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