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Maritime And Admiralty Law Lawyers In Homestead Iowa

Homestead is an unincorporated community in Iowa County, Iowa, United States. It has the ZIP code 52236. The Amana Colonies purchased the town from the Rock Island Railroad to use as a transportation hub. A meteorite struck the town in 1875. Homestead is home to a Minneapolis-Moline tractor convention. At one time the town was home to a butcher shop, small store, blacksmith shop, a dentist's office, several gift shops, winery, gas station and two restaurants, although all have since closed.

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 Iowa

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Paying passengers who are injured on a boat or cruise may bring a lawsuit against the boat owner if the owner's...