What is the Death on the High Seas Act (DOHSA) who may bring an action under DOHSA?
The Death on the High Seas Act is a chapter in the United States code that is intended to give spouses, dependents, children of the deceased an opportunity to bring a cause of action. One of the criteria for the Death on the High Seas Act is that the unfortunate death needs to occur beyond 3 nautical miles from the U.S. shore.
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