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Maritime And Admiralty Law Lawyers In Bartlett Illinois

Bartlett is a village located in both Cook County and DuPage County, Illinois. A small parcel on the western border is in Kane County. The population was 36,706 at the 2000 census. A 2002 recount gave the village a population of 37,304. In 2007 another recount gives the village a population of 41,500. The community now known as the Village of Bartlett was named after founder Luther Bartlett who offered land to the railroad. Large and expensive homes make up newer subdivisions, modestly priced and sized homes make up the older and downtown sections of Bartlett, while apartment blocks and a mobile home park cater to the lower-income residents of the village.

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 Illinois

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