Jones Act seaman sues Rowan Cos. for sledgehammer incident

(BEAUMONT, Texas) — A Jones Act seaman is suing employer Rowan Cos. after he suffered a head injury from a sledgehammer, the Souteast Texas Record legal newspaper reported. The hammer was swung by another person when the injury happened. The plaintiff says the employers failed to adequately supervise the safety of the work being done on the vessel Bob Palmer at Sabine Pass.
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By Professional Mariner Staff