Work on a commercial fishing vessel includes some potentially dangerous situations. If you were involved in a slip-and-fall accident while aboard, you are wondering if the Jones Act covers your injury.
Visitors to Myrtle Beach and other South Carolina beaches often go on charter boat excursions for deep sea fishing, dolphin tours, parasailing, birdwatching, gambling and other adventures. The person operating the charter may call himself or herself captain.
Hundreds of people go parasailing every year in Myrtle Beach, Charleston and other areas along the South Carolina coastline. Most go thinking they will enjoy a thrilling adventure with panoramic views. Few understand the risks they are taking.