Sometimes injuries on vessels go unreported. In the time it takes some offshore injuries to manifest, the injured offshore worker may be long off the rig, boat, or barge before he realizes he was injured on the job and did not report it to anyone. Just because an offshore work injury was not immediately reported does not mean there is no chance to be made whole under the Jones Act.
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Hit by the twin storms of the ongoing pandemic as well as Tropical Storm Cristobal, offshore workers face continuing airlift evacuations under already dangerous working conditions.