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Maritime And Admiralty Law Lawyers In Wever Iowa

Wever is an unincorporated community in northeastern Lee County, Iowa, United States. It lies along U.S. Route 61 northeast of the city of Fort Madison, the county seat of Lee County. Its elevation is 561 feet (171 m), and it is located at 40°42′38″N 91°13′52″W / 40.71056°N 91.23111°W / 40.71056; -91.23111 (40.7105961, -91.2309817). Although Wever is unincorporated, it has a post office, with the ZIP code of 52658, which opened on 1837-05-01. This post office has a complicated name history: it opened as Sand Ridge, changed to Green Bay on 1849-09-17, to Jollyville on 1859-01-28, and finally to Wever on 1870-10-17. The community is part of the Fort Madison–Keokuk, IA-MO 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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