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The Supreme Court Muddies the Water on What is a Vessel.

The question of what floating structures are "vessels" can be important in Jones Act and maritime tort cases. For example, the determination of whether an employee is a seaman and thus covered under the Jones Act is dependant on the employee's relation to a vessel in navigation.

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