Jones Act

Definition of "Jones Act"
  1. A federal law that governs injuries to seafarers, conferring jurisdiction to federal courts and establishing guidelines for such cases under maritime law
How to use "Jones Act" in a sentence
  1. After his injury, the sailor realized the importance of the Jones Act in protecting his rights.
  2. The shipping company was diligent in observing the Jones Act to protect itself from lawsuits.
  3. The lawyer specialized in cases of seafarers using the Jones Act.

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