Jones Act


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Person Working on a Car

Working on Car

This claimant has alleged back and right knee injuries.

This claimant has alleged back and right knee injuries yet is still able to get down on the ground and work under his truck.

Person at a Mardi Gras Party

Mardi Gras Stretching

This claimant has alleged nerve damage.

Nerve damage does not stop this claimant from fully extending to toss Mardi Gras throws as he rides in a parade.

Person Lifting Car Batteries

Carrying Car Batteries

This claimant is able to lift car batteries despite his alleged back injury.

Person Carrying Water Jugs

Carrying Water Jugs

Alleged left leg and upper back injuries do not deter this claimant from making a bottled water sale. Note that both 5 gallon water jugs are full.

Person Riding a Bicycle

Bicycling

The claimant is socially active and riding a bicycle around the city. It appears that the claimant has recovered, and some of his claims are not completely accurate.

Sure the claimant received major head injuries sustained while working on an offshore oil platform. The plaintiff's attorney suggests that this particular person is not capable of taking care of himself. The parents seek damages on behalf of their son and themselves for physical damages, mental damages, lost wages, future medical and lifetime care. When we arrive at the claimant's residence we find a very different scenario. The claimant is socially active and riding a bicycle around the city. It appears that the claimant has recovered, and some of the claims are not completely accurate.

Person Washing a Car

Car Washing

This depressed claimant was observed cleaning the interior and exterior of his vehicle then driving around town partying with others.

The claimant alleges in his deposition that he is depressed and has a left foot, right knee and lower back injury. The claimant was also not residing where he indicated to others.