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Maritime And Admiralty Law Lawyers In Morris Illinois

Morris is a city in Okmulgee County, Oklahoma, United States. The townsite was platted in 1904 by L. R. Kershaw, who was an attorney and was also an Immigration Agent for the Frisco (St. Louis & San Francisco) Railroad. He named the town after H. E. Morris, a Frisco Railroad executive. Many of the street names in Morris are named after towns which were familiar to Kershaw from his home state of Illinois. The population was 1,294 at the 2000 census.

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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