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Maritime And Admiralty Law Lawyers In Kenansville Florida

Kenansville, Florida, USA, is an unincorporated community and near-ghost town with a population of just under 1000, a large number of which are over the age of 50, located at the junction of Osceola County Road 523 and U.S. Highway 441 in Osceola County, Florida. The town is named for Mary Lily Kenan Flagler, the wife of the prominent railroad entrepreneur Henry Morrison Flagler. Once a semi-successful place whose economic activity revolved around cattle, Kenansville proved to be too far off the beaten path to be a viable community, especially after Florida's Turnpike, which passes by it, was built without an exit into the community. Children who live in or near the community are bused to St. Cloud area schools, a 45-minute drive away. Former PBR bull rider Tater Porter resides here. The "Heartbreak Hotel" is located in Kenansville. In decades past it got that name for being a very out of the way place where people from nearby cities would sneak away for illicit love affairs. It is still a working hotel and was recently renovated.

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

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