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Maritime And Admiralty Law Lawyers In Glencoe Illinois

Glencoe is a village in Cook County, Illinois, United States. As of the 2010 census, the village population was 9,123. Glencoe is located on suburban Chicago's North Shore. Glencoe is located within the New Trier High School District. Glencoe is the birthplace of poet Archibald MacLeish. Other well known residents have included actors Fred and Ben Savage, writer Gene Siskel, film director / writer / actor Harold Ramis, actor Bruce Dern, actress Lili Taylor. Douglas Conant, CEO of Campbell Soup Company, grew up in Glencoe, as did National Institutes of Health Deputy Director and Stanford University Associate Dean Alan M. Krensky. Former Chicago Bears quarterback Brian Griese lived in Glencoe, as does Chicago Bears offensive tackle Fred Miller.

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