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Maritime And Admiralty Law Lawyers In Farmer City Illinois

Farmer City is a city in DeWitt County, Illinois, United States. The population was 2,055 at the 2000 census. Farmer City is part of Blue Ridge Community Unit School District #18 sharing facilities with nearby Mansfield, Illinois and Bellflower, Illinois. Farmer City facilities include the District Unit Office, the Ruth M. Schneider Elementary School (K-3) and Blue Ridge High School. It is also well known for its vast and varied antique shops, most of which are located on Main Street.

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