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Maritime And Admiralty Law Lawyers In Crystal Lake Illinois

Crystal Lake is a city located in southeastern McHenry County in northeastern Illinois. It is named after Crystal Lake, a lake 1.6 miles (2.6 km) west-southwest of downtown. Crystal Lake is also a suburb of the city of Chicago. The population was 38,000 at the 2000 census, but as of 2008 the population is at 41,797. Crystal Lake is the biggest city in McHenry County.

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

In certain kinds of cases, lawyers charge what is called a contingency fee. Instead of billing by the hour, the...

The Jones Act allows an injured seaman or fisherman to bring a claim against his or her employer for the negligence...

Paying passengers who are injured on a boat or cruise may bring a lawsuit against the boat owner if the owner's...

Federal court opinions concerning maritime and admiralty law in Illinois