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Maritime And Admiralty Law Lawyers In Perks Illinois

Perks is an unincorporated community in Pulaski County, Illinois, United States. Perks is 7 miles (11 km) northeast of Ullin. Perks has a post office with ZIP code 62973. Perks was originally known as Stringtown The community has only one grocery store and gas station, Caspers Store. Local attractions include the Cache River State Natural Area. Perks has fewer than 100 people, many of which are farmers or longtime residents of the community.

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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