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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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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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St. Martin and Bourque specializes in personal injury litigation, particularly in the areas of maritime, offshore, aviation, truck and automobile accidents and nursing home negligence. Here in Southern Louisiana, St. Martin and Bourque is a name that stands out in the field of personal injury...
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Specializing in Maritime Defense, Corporate Litigation, Business Creation, Civil Litigation, Intellectual Property Protection, Employment Law, Family Law and Wills and Estate Planning Read More About Us.... Maritime Law Business Environmental Civil Litigation and Family Law.
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Offering legal services in Palm Beach County, the LaBovick Law Group specializes in personal injury, maritime law, social security disability and much more. The Personal Injury Lawyers at the LaBovick Law Group having been serving Florida for over 20 years. Our attorneys have helped hundreds of...
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Hello all, and welcome to my site. If you are interested in Maritime Law, have questions about a case, or just want to see some links to my favorite maritime and pleasure boating sites, you have found the right place! You can read more about me by going to Who I Am You can also find out What I do and meet my staff and I. These are some Links to my cases, and my favorite law and marine sites. If...
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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 injured or became ill while on the water, you are entitled to recovery – no matter who is at fault. You...
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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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Elias B. Rudnikas is a maritime lawyer, whose law firm is located in Miami, South Florida. We offer free consultations for crew members and seamen. Fax: (305) 541-4690 Elias B. Rudnikas is a Florida licensed attorney since 1982. He has helped clients with maritime claims from North America, Central America, South America, Europe, Eastern Europe, Asia, India, Africa, Australia, and Oceania....
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All the latest maritime cases and abitrations - succinct summaries of recent court decisions from around the world. Practice – Jurisdiction – Liberian shipowners bringing proceedings against Nigerian charterers claiming sums payable under settlement deed – Deed containing English jurisdiction clause – Dispute as to whether deed properly executed – Defendant challenging jurisdiction on forum non...
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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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Individuals and families that enjoy boating may have a ring of trusted professionals including wealth management advisors, accountants, estate planning attorneys, and so on. Well, if a large yacht is part of the equation, then we step in and "quarterback" a purchase transaction, new construction contract, or another type of maritime related issue while working with the owner's team to best...
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A 2-year-old boy has been hospitalized after nearly drowning aboard the Carnival Splendor. According to reports, Saturday around 3:00 p.m. while the ship was docked at Port Miami, the toddler’s mother lost sight of him briefly and minutes later found him in one of the ship’s pools. A passenger aboard the ship who is a paramedic rendered assistance and the child was taken to the ship’s...
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The attorneys at Hoppel, Mayer & Coleman in Washington, D.C. have more than 90 combined years of experience in representing large companies who ship to or from the United States. Hoppel, Mayer & Coleman focuses on providing large companies with high-quality, effective legal services in admiralty and maritime law. Our attorneys are: · Accomplished — Together, the attorneys at Hoppel, Mayer &...
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Maritime attorneys in Boston continuing our firm's 50+ year legacy of helping passengers, crew & workers hurt/killed offshore nationwide. Free law advice. Merchant seamen, commercial fishermen and other maritime workers are the hardest-working people we know. Dedicated workers make great sacrifices to take long journeys away from their families. Our maritime law firm knows this as fact because...
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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 the largest tonnage of cargo and have more cruise ship passengers than any other state. Thus, whether...
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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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Baylaw, LLC strives to offer the finest legal representation in the areas of Maryland real estate law, riparian rights, waterfront law and marine issues. “I just recently had a legal matter successfully resolved due to the knowledge and legal counsel of Mr. Schwenk. It was a very frustrating time for me and he went above and beyond to help me through this distressing time. Most important, we...
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Understanding the unique legal needs of the maritime client is what this law firm is all about. This maritime experience combined with extensive litigation experience makes Fulweiler llc an effective law firm for obtaining favorable results for all of your maritime claims. Attorney Fulweiler holds a U.S. Coast Guard Masters License and is recognized by the Maritime Law Association as holding...
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The maritime lawyers of Stacey & Jacobsen, LLP have represented thousands of injured seamen, fishermen, processors, deckhands, tugboat workers, and ferry workers in Alaska, Oregon, and Washington. Our Jones Act and maritime injury attorneys have won millions of dollars in compensation for injured crewmen. Stacey & Jacobsen, LLP is the most experienced maritime law firm in the Pacific Northwest....
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