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Maritime And Admiralty Law Lawyers In Lexington Illinois

Lexington is a city in McLean County, Illinois, United States. The population was 1,912 at the 2000 census. It was named for the Lexington, Kentucky, where the town's founder General Ashael Gridley was born, and the Battle of Lexington, where General Gridley's father fought. John Patton Log Cabin and the Lexington Community Unit School District 7 campus, including Lexington High School, are located in Lexington. Lexington is home of the Lexington Snipes. The Snipes are an Amateur Baseball team made up of the best local and regional collegiate talent. The Snipes won the Central Illinois Baseball League Championship in 2006 and the Eastern Illinois Baseball League Championship in 2008 and 2009.

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...