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Seaman broke his back bringing in wire cable – $2.85 million settlement (access required)

Plaintiff was a Jones Act seaman at the time of his chain of command’s order to assist with bringing in a long wire cable onto the vessel he was working. The vessel was cruising in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of California. Upon pulling of the line, plaintiff felt a pop and severely injured ...