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Maritime And Admiralty Law Lawyers In Dolton Illinois

Dolton (pronounced "DAWL-ton") is a village in Cook County, Illinois, United States. The population was 25,614 at the 2000 census. Dolton is located just west of the expressway Interstate 94 and immediately south of the city limits of Chicago. Its most common ZIP code is 60419. Dolton has one large water tower, visible from Sibley Boulevard, and also from Greenwood Avenue. It has a wide base & is painted powder blue with the word "DOLTON" on the top. Dolton is bordered by Chicago to the north; South Holland to the south; Harvey and Riverdale to the west; and Calumet City to the east. Dolton is the hometown of former NBA star Quinn Buckner, current NFL star Donovan McNabb, At the Movies with Ebert & Roeper co-host Richard Roeper, and actress Jane Lynch.

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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