David C. Pellegrin
Loss of Household Services in Jones Act Cases
Published by The Pellegrin Firm August 2, 2020
On October 1, 2019, a U.S. District Court in the Middle District of Tennessee-Nashville Division, ruled on whether a Jones Act plaintiff may recover damages for the loss of his household services. The court had to determine if a Jones Act plaintiff can recover such damages based on personal injury rather than death.