Alaska Statutes.
Title 23. Labor and Workers' Compensation
Chapter 35. Commercial Fishermen's Fund
Section 70. Benefits.
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AS 23.35.070. Benefits.

A fisherman, upon becoming disabled, is entitled to receive benefits as follows: Immediately after the fisherman sustains an injury or disability arising out of an accident directly connected with operations as a fisherman, either ashore in the state or in Alaska water, or suffers an occupational disease, the fisherman is entitled to emergency treatment, transportation to the nearest place where approved medical facilities are available, medical care, and hospitalization. In this section, "Alaska water" means the inland and territorial water of the state and the fishery conservation zone adjacent to the state established by 16 U.S.C. 1811 (Sec. 101, Fisheries Conservation and Management Act of 1976).

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