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Maritime And Admiralty Law Lawyers In Meyers Chuck Alaska

Meyers Chuck is a neighborhood in the City and Borough of Wrangell, Alaska, United States. The population was 21 at the 2000 census, at which time it was a census-designated place (CDP) in the former Prince of Wales-Outer Ketchikan Census Area. On June 1, 2008 it was annexed into the newly created City and Borough of Wrangell, most of whose territory came from the former Wrangell-Petersburg Census Area.

What is maritime and admiralty law?

Admiralty and maritime law involves cases related to navigation and commerce on oceans, rivers, and lakes. Admiralty and maritime cases can involve injuries to longshoremen and vessel crew members, contracts for cargo shipping, vessel collisions, and cruise ship passenger injuries. If your issues involves ships and shipping, business or commerce transacted at sea, finds and salvage, the duties, rights, and liabilities of ship owners, ship masters, and other maritime workers, it is within the realm of admiralty law.

Answers to maritime and admiralty law issues in Alaska

In certain kinds of cases, lawyers charge what is called a contingency fee. Instead of billing by the hour, the...

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Paying passengers who are injured on a boat or cruise may bring a lawsuit against the boat owner if the owner's...