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Maritime And Admiralty Law Lawyers In Ketchum Idaho

Ketchum is a city in Blaine County, Idaho, United States, in the central part of the state. The population was 3,003 at the 2000 census. It is in the Wood River Valley, adjacent to Sun Valley; the two communities share many resources and both sit in the same valley beneath Bald Mountain, with its world-famous skiing. The city also draws tourists from around the world to enjoy its fishing, hiking, trail riding, tennis, shopping, and more. The airport for Ketchum, Friedman Memorial Airport, is approximately 15 miles (24 km) south in Hailey. The elevation of downtown Ketchum is 5,853 feet (1,784 m). Ketchum was once an isolated mining and ranching town in the wilds of central Idaho. After the development of Sun Valley in 1936, the city became popular with celebrities, including Gary Cooper and Ernest Hemingway. Hemingway loved Ketchum and the surrounding area, fished, hunted and lived in the valley. It was in Ketchum that Ernest Hemingway took his own life; he and his granddaughter, model and actress Margaux Hemingway, are buried in the Ketchum Cemetery. Singer Ben Lee wrote a song dedicated to Ketchum which appears on his album Something to Remember Me By. Every Labor Day weekend, Ketchum hosts the Wagon Days festival, an old west themed carnival featuring wagon trains, including narrow wagons actually used to carry ore, a parade, and even simulated street gunfights.

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 Idaho

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