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Maritime And Admiralty Law Lawyers In Oglesby Illinois

Oglesby (zip code 61348) is a city in LaSalle County, Illinois, United States. The population was 3,647 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Ottawa–Streator Micropolitan Statistical Area. Oglesby is located near the confluence of the Illinois River and the north-flowing Vermilion River. It was originally called "Portland", due to the cement mined and manufactured in the area that was similar to Portland Cement from England. It was renamed in honor of Richard Oglesby, a former Governor of Illinois. The surface ground layers around Oglesby has excellent exposed limestone and coal, as well as riverine transport. It soon became an important center for cement manufacture. The term "Portland cement" refers to the cement developed in England; that made in early Oglesby was almost identical. Illinois Valley Community College and Oglesby Washington Public School are located in Oglesby.

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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