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Maritime And Admiralty Law Lawyers In Doty Washington

Doty is an unincorporated town between Dryad and Pe Ell in Washington State, US. C. A. Doty built a sawmill here, and the town that sprang up around it was named after him. The town once boasted the largest sawmill in Lewis County. There is a Post Office, a General Store, two Churches and a Fire Department. The Chehalis River runs through it. About 250 people live in Doty.

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 Washington

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