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A seaman injured in the course of employment or, if the seaman dies from the injury, the personal representative of the seaman may elect to bring a civil action at law, with the right of trial by jury, against the employer. Laws of the United States regulating recovery for personal injury to, or death of, a railway employee apply to an action under this section.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - 46 U.S.C. § 30104 - U.S. Code - Unannotated Title 46. Shipping § 30104. Personal injury to or death of seamen - last updated January 01, 2018 | https://codes.findlaw.com/us/title-46-shipping/46-usc-sect-30104.html
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