What is a maintenance and cure claim?
A: A maintenance and cure claim arises when a seaman is hurt in the service of the of the vessel. Maintenance is owed by his employer which is a room and board. Cure is medical cure or medical treatment and this is owed regardless of fault until the seaman gets as good as he or she is going to get which is known as maximum medical improvement.
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