Working On A Boat: Am I Protected Under Illinois Law?

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With boating season underway there are many seasonal employees working on boats. The question that arises is whether Illinois Workers’ Compensation covers injured employees while working on a boat because they are not on land but on water. The answer depends on the activity the injured worker is engaged in.

The Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act, (33 U.S.C.S. 901 et seq,. is a federal law that protects and provides benefits for those injured while working on “navigable waters” and those engaged in a “traditional maritime activity.”

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