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Maritime And Admiralty Law Lawyers In Lansing Illinois

Lansing is a village in Cook County, Illinois, USA. Lansing is a southern suburb of Chicago. It is located 6.9 miles from Chicago city limits at 138th Street, and 25.6 miles from the Chicago Loop. The population was 28,332 at the 2000 census. It is bordered by Glenwood and Thornton to the west; Calumet City to the north; Lynwood to the south; and Munster, IN, and Hammond, IN to the east.

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...