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Maritime And Admiralty Law Lawyers In Carbondale Illinois

Carbondale, "The Capital of Southern Illinois", is a city in Southern Illinois in the midwest of the United States. It is located at the junction of Illinois Route 13 and U.S. Route 51, 96 miles (154 km) miles southeast of St. Louis, Missouri, on the northern edge of the Shawnee National Forest. Carbondale is the home of the main campus of Southern Illinois University. The city and the university have developed a dynamic economy and diverse population that totals over 45,000. The city is located in Jackson County, Illinois. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 26,367. The city's current mayor is Brad Cole. In 1971 Carbondale won the All American City achievement award, and was a finalist in the 2009 contest.

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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