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Jones Act: The Super Scoop, a floating platform with a bucket that removes silt from the ocean floor and dumps it onto adjacent scows, was a vessel for purposes of determining seaman status under the Jones Act since the definition of a "vessel" under sections 1 and 3 of the Revised Statutes of 1873 "includes every description of watercraft or other artificial contrivance used, or capable of...
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On behalf of the Maritime Law Association of the United States (MLA), I am pleased to welcome you to the MLA website. The MLA is proud to provide information about our membership and other matters of legal interest to the worldwide maritime community. We thank you for your interest in our association and its activities and invite your suggestions for posting on our site. Founded in 1899, the...
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For seamen, sailors and ship workers who spend more than 51 percent of his time on a vessel in navigable waters, the Jones Act is legislation that made “Maritime law” a federal obligation. The Jones Act deals with injuries and illnesses that occur out on the water. It means that if you were...
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As the State of Florida is almost completely surrounded by water, it is not difficult to understand how the Law of the Sea collides with all types of litigation in Florida. Florida has more recreational boats and yachts registered than the other 50 states combined, and its seaports account for...
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Our Florida maritime injury lawyers represent cruise ship passengers, seamen and longshoremen in maritime personal injury claims. Consultations with our admiralty and maritime injury attorneys are free. Our maritime attorneys are experienced in the investigation and prosecution of seamen injury...
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Your case is your case. We have handled cases involving some of the largest oil and gas firms and shipping firms in the world, but we believe it's important to fully respect clients' privacy. How can individuals and organizations obtain confidential services when their legal dealings are shared by their attorneys? We don't and we won't. Experience, breadth and diversity of experience and a...
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Have you been injured on a vessel as a passenger, seaman, deckhand or barge worker? If so, then we can help you get all the compensation the Admiralty and Maritime laws allow. At The Moschetta Law Firm, P.C., our personal injury attorneys help accident victims recover damages for past and future medical expenses, lost wages and pain and suffering. Also, we help families cope with the financial...
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The Tulane Maritime Law Journal is the preeminent student-edited law journal in the field of Admiralty and Maritime Law. It is published semi-annually. Presented by the ABA TIPS Admiralty & Maritime Law Committee. Graciously hosted by Liskow & Lewis. Featuring: Bryan J. Kitz — Introductory Remarks Taylor Coley — Brokers and Buyers Beware: Underwriters are Nickel and Dimed by Strict...
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—one of the Great Lakes’ largest and oldest Maritime Law Firms—enjoys a reputation among our clients and the legal community for providing the highest quality representation. Our nine attorneys and 30 support staff strive to uphold the stringent standards on which the Firm was founded some 40 years ago. Our practice focuses on representing people injured by chemicals and asbestos, both maritime...
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The International Maritime Group offers state-of-the-art legal services to the maritime, oil and gas, mining and international business communities of the Pacific Northwest. IMG is stacked with energetic litigators known for their judgment, business savvy and strategic advice. The team handles cross-border and domestic disputes of every kind across a diverse range of industries, including...
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This site discusses the ins and outs of maritime law and other legal topics. A statute of limitations is the time period in which an individual must file a claim in court. If the statute of limitations expires, or the individual waits longer than the statute of limitations allows, then the individual’s claim will expire and he will be barred from filing a claim. Under maritime law, the statute...
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Boatinglaw.com is a admiralty and maritime law website intended as a resource to mariners, maritime businesses, and attorneys in united states. Boatinglaw.com is a site operated by Lochner Law Firm, P.C., a Maritime and Admiralty Law Firm in Annapolis, Maryland. The firm's attorneys have been practicing law for over ten years and have a great relationship with many marine and maritime business'...
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Contact a maritime and admiralty lawyer at the office of Brodsky Micklow Bull & Weiss LLP in Oakland, Long Beach & San Diego, California today. We combined a thorough understanding of every aspect of American and international maritime law with the practical litigation strategies and techniques used by the world's finest maritime defense attorneys, such as those employed by Lloyd's of London -...
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You might think that if you are injured in a boating accident or on board a cruise ship, that any personal injury attorney could represent you. However, because maritime law is a complicated and often poorly understood area of the law, you might be selling yourself short by utilizing an attorney who is not accustomed to handling these cases. Attorney S. Scott Bluestein has more than two decades...
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The IMO International Maritime Law Institute is a world recognized centre for the training of specialists in international maritime law. Special emphasis is given to international regulations adopted by the International Maritime Organization. The Institute provides suitably qualified candidates, particularly from developing countries, with high-level facilities for advanced training, study and...
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US based admiralty attorneys experienced in all aspects of admiralty and maritime law including maritime death claim, drilling rig accident, offshore worker injury and Jones Act claims. Delise and Hall has served the legal needs of the American professional mariner for over 25 years. The attorneys at Delise and Hall hope that this website serves as a fundamental source of information related to...
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Lochner Law Firm, P.C. is a Maritime and Admiralty Law Firm located in the heart of Annapolis, Maryland. The firm and its predecessor firms have been serving the Annapolis and Maryland area for over ten years. The present firm is operated by Mr. Todd D. Lochner, Esq., Proctor in Admiralty. Lochner Law Firm, P.C.'s practice is concentrated in areas of admiralty/maritime, general...
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Let us fight hard for the compensation you need after a maritime accident at sea or portside in Washington and Oregon. Contact Anderson Carey & Williams to learn about your legal options under the Jones Act and Maritime Law during a free consultation. If you've been injured in an accident on a fishing vessel, tug, barge, oil rig, or other type of seagoing vessel you need an advocate on your...
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Although my main purpose in the creation of this website is to assist my students in their studies of maritime law, it is also helpful to those people who are looking for materials in these areas. The domain name "hkmaritimelaw.com" was a gift from Mr John Huntley who was my student in the LLM-Maritime Law Stream programme in 2011. More news can be found in the special page of the. This...
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Before long there were other shipwrecks added: the Santa Rosalea, 1785; the Santa Clara, 1798; and the Royal George, 1789. Stewart described a fortune aboard each shipwreck. But all four of these shipwrecks were fabrications. Nobody bothered to check them out because Stewart pointed to Spanish coins found on the beach over the years. But nobody knew that such coins were legal tender in this...
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