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Maritime And Admiralty Law Lawyers In Chipley Florida

Chipley is a city in Washington County, Florida, United States. Its population was 3,592 at the time of the 2000 U.S. Census. According to the United States Census Bureau estimates of 2005, the city had a population of about 3,682. Chipley is the county seat of Washington County, Florida. Originally called "Orange", the city was renamed Chipley in 1882, for the railroad businessman and Florida State Senator William Dudley Chipley.

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