maximum cure.Maritime law. The point at which a seaman who is injured or sick has stabilized, and no additional medical treatment will improve the seaman’s condition. • A shipowner’s obligation to provide maintenance and cure to a sick or injured seaman usu. continues until the seaman has reached maximum cure. Farrell v. United States, 336 U.S. 511, 69 S.Ct. 707 (1949); Vella v. Ford Motor Co., 421 U.S. 1, 95 S.Ct. 1381 (1975). See CURE(2); MAINTENANCE AND CURE. [Cases: Seamen 11(6). C.J.S. Seamen §§ 124–126, 133.]

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