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Maritime And Admiralty Law Lawyers In Pine Island New York

Pine Island is a hamlet in the Town of Warwick in Orange County, New York, USA. It is the largest community in the Black Dirt Region. It has the ZIP Code 10969. It gets its name from being slightly elevated over the surrounding land. In the days before the nearby Wallkill River was rerouted to control flooding, it would often be an actual island for a period of time in the spring. The Pine Island Fire District is centered here with the main station located on County Route 1, and a sub-station in the Hamlet of Amity, and the Amity Fire Station.

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 New York

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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...

Federal court opinions concerning maritime and admiralty law in New York