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Maritime And Admiralty Law Lawyers In Steinhatchee Florida

Steinhatchee is a Gulf coastal community in Taylor County, Florida located at 29°40′16″N 83°23′15″W / 29.67111°N 83.3875°W / 29.67111; -83.3875 (26.671111, -83.387500), 33 miles (53 km) south of the county seat of Perry. The Stein in Steinhatchee is pronounced as if it were spelled Steen, rather than Stine. Steinhatchee means 'Dead Man's River', or 'Dead Man's Bay'. Since the early 1800's, the small village of Steinhatchee played an integral part in the foresting industry, as well as fishing, crabbing, and scalloping.

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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Federal court opinions concerning maritime and admiralty law in Florida