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Change the Death on High Seas Act

In 1920 Congress enacted the Death on the High Seas Act (DOHSA) in an effort to provide a remedy for families who lost loved ones, particularly seamen, while engaged in maritime activity. Initially, the law covered various deaths occurring on … Continue reading

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