How can a lawyer help in maritime legal cases?

, April 30, 2013

Cases involving maritime law or cases where elements of the Jones Act are included can be confusing. Maritime law is complex and in many ways is different than other areas of the law. If your case involved an injury at sea or an injury aboard a boat or other vessel, you would likely pursue the help […]


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What is a Maritime Personal Injury Lawyer?

, April 24, 2013

  What is a Maritime Personal Injury Lawyer? A maritime lawyer is primarily involved with a special set of laws and regulations dealing with people who may be injured on a ship or boat, as a result of either a work-related or recreational accident.  And yes, often attorneys who represent passengers who have been injured on […]


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What is a maritime lawyer and when should you call one?

, November 15, 2012

If you’ve been injured on a cruise ship or a on a work boat of some type, you may have been recommended to a maritime attorney. But what is a maritime lawyer and why should you call one? Maritime lawyers are uniquely qualified in the field of maritime and admiralty law. These specialists have expertise […]


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