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Maritime And Admiralty Law Lawyers In Bensenville Illinois

Bensenville is a village located primarily in DuPage County, Illinois, with a small section near O'Hare International Airport in Cook County, Illinois. As of the 2000 census, the village population was 20,703. Bensenville is home to The Edge Ice Arena, the official practice rink of the Chicago Blackhawks professional ice hockey team and home of the Chicago Steel junior ice hockey team. The neighborhood has a diverse population. Also the site of Victory Auto Wreckers, a 7-acre junkyard on Green Street which has repeatedly played the same commercial, starring Bob Zajdel, on Chicago television stations since 1981. The Spilotro brothers were executed in a basement in Bensenville and buried in a cornfield in Indiana as depicted in the movie "Casino" which depicts the corruption at the Stardust Hotel in Las Vegas. Joe Pesci portrayed one of the Spilotro brothers.

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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