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Maritime And Admiralty Law Lawyers In Altamonte Springs Florida

Altamonte Springs is a city in Seminole county in the U.S. state of Florida, which had a population of 41,200 at the 2000 census. Located primarily in Seminole County, the city is in the northern suburbs of the Greater Orlando Metropolitan Statistical Area, which the United States Census Bureau estimated had a population of 2,054,574 in 2008. The name Altamonte is Spanish meaning "high hill".

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 Florida

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

The Jones Act allows an injured seaman or fisherman to bring a claim against his or her employer for the negligence...

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

Federal court opinions concerning maritime and admiralty law in Florida