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Maritime And Admiralty Law Lawyers In West Richland Washington

West Richland is a 22-square-mile (57 km) city in Benton County, Washington, United States, served by three elementary schools (Tapteal, William Wiley and White Bluffs) and a middle school (Enterprise), with an annual budget of about 30 million dollars. The population was 8,385 at the 2000 census. The city is generally included in the Tri-Cities (for purposes of counting population, etc. ), even though that technically makes four cities.

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

In certain kinds of cases, lawyers charge what is called a contingency fee. Instead of billing by the hour, the...

The Jones Act allows an injured seaman or fisherman to bring a claim against his or her employer for the negligence...

Paying passengers who are injured on a boat or cruise may bring a lawsuit against the boat owner if the owner's...