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Maritime And Admiralty Law Lawyers In Oakdale Iowa

Oakdale is a small unincorporated community in Johnson County, Iowa, United States. It lies north of Coralville and Iowa City, and it is just south of the nearby community of North Liberty. Oakdale is home to the Iowa Medical and Classification Center and a research campus of the University of Iowa. This location was once a tuberculosis sanitarium. Much of what is known as Oakdale is now within the city limits of Coralville.

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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