Admiralty Law and Maritime Law

Admiralty Law and Maritime LawAdmiralty law and maritime law govern entities that operate vessels on the ocean. Common suits brought under admiralty law include damaged cargo, injured seamen, collisions between vessels and maritime pollution.

GetLegal.com’s Admiralty and Maritime Law Center provides general legal information on select admiralty laws.

Admiralty Law and Maritime Law Practice Areas

  • The Death on the High Seas Act provides compensation to families of people who die at sea because of the negligence of the owner or crew of a vessel.

    Death on the High Seas Act

  • The Jones Act regulates owner liability to crew members for work-related injuries on vessels.

    Jones Act

  • The Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act provides medical and wage benefits to longshoremen injured during the course of employment.

    Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act

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