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Maritime And Admiralty Law Lawyers In Sperry Iowa

Sperry is an unincorporated community in central Des Moines County, Iowa, United States. It lies along local roads north of the city of Burlington, the county seat of Des Moines County. Its elevation is 751 feet (229 m). Although Sperry is unincorporated, it has a post office with the ZIP code of 52650, which opened on 5 February 1870. The community is part of the Burlington, IA–IL Micropolitan Statistical Area.

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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