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Maritime And Admiralty Law Lawyers In Hebron Illinois

Hebron is a village in McHenry County, Illinois, in the United States. As of the 2000 census, the village population was 1,038. The local high school is the smallest to win the Illinois boys' basketball championship. In 1952, with just 98 students in attendance, Alden-Hebron High School won the state title with an overtime victory over Quincy. At the time all schools, regardless of enrollment, competed for a single championship. A town landmark is its water tower, painted to resemble a basketball to commemorate the 1952 state championship. Inside the high school, the trophy is displayed in a glass case next to the center circle was taken out as a token. Also, a book was written by Scott Johnson & Julie Kistler called, Once There Were Giants. Medal of Honor recipient Elmer Bigelow, who died saving his ship in World War II, was born and raised in Hebron. He is buried at Linn-Hebron Cemetery northwest of town.

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