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Maritime And Admiralty Law Lawyers In Mountain Home Idaho

Mountain Home is the largest city and county seat of Elmore County, Idaho. The population was 11,143 at the 2000 census . The mayor of the city is Tom Rist. Mountain Home Air Force Base, an ACC installation, is located 12 miles (19 km) southwest of the city. Opened in 1943, MHAFB was originally a bomber training base during World War II. Later an operational SAC bomber base, it switched to TAC and fighters in 1966. Mountain Home is the principal city of the Mountain Home, ID Micropolitan Statistical Area, which includes Elmore County. "Mountain Home" was originally a post office at Rattlesnake Station, a stagecoach stop on the Overland Stage Line, about seven miles (11 km) east of the city, on present-day US-20. With the addition of the Oregon Short Line railroad in 1883, the post office was moved to the city's present site.

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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