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Maritime And Admiralty Law Lawyers In Wilton Iowa

Wilton is a city in Cedar and Muscatine Counties in the U.S. state of Iowa. The population was 2,829 at the 2000 census. The Muscatine County portion of Wilton is part of the Muscatine Micropolitan Statistical Area. The city is served by the Wilton Police Department and Wilton Fire Department. Historic sites include the Wilton Candy Kitchen, which is the oldest ice cream parlor in the world, and the former Chicago, Rock Island, and Pacific Railroad depot built in 1898. Both are in the downtown area and on the National Register of Historic Places.

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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