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CaliforniaAdmiralty and Maritime Law Lawyers in Santa Cruz County, California

Find an admiralty or maritime law attorney in Santa Cruz County, California for personal injury or wrongful death cases involving a cruise ship or recreational boating accidents in state or federal court.

Applicable laws for admiralty and maritime law cases include the Jones Act, the Death on the High Seas Act and the Long Shore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act.

Maritime law covers seamen, sailors, merchant marines, dock workers, crane operators at harbors, passengers and others on the water, both in and out of U.S. territorial jurisdiction.

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Walter Douglas McKeague

Walter Douglas McKeague
The Law Offices of W. Douglas McKeague
2009 N Broadway
Santa Ana, CA 92706
Licensed for 42 years, Walter Douglas McKeague is a Divorce and Personal Injury lawyer who attended Western State Univ... read more >

Maya Alyssum Nair

Maya Alyssum Nair
United States Coast Guard
Licensed for 15 years, Maya Alyssum Nair is a Admiralty and Maritime Law and Environmental Law lawyer who attended Loyola University Chicag... read more >

Mark Edward Myers

Mark Edward Myers
The Grunsky Law Firm PC
240 Westgate Dr
Watsonville, CA 95076
Licensed for 42 years, Mark Edward Myers is a Health Law and Employment Law lawyer who attended UC Hastings College of the Law... read more >
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Admiralty & Maritime Law Certification

CBLS Board Certification in Admiralty and Maritime Law - Lawyers certified in Admiralty and Maritime Law by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization have demonstrated substantial involvement in this area of practice.

The CBLS defines admiralty and maritime law as the "practice of law dealing with substantive and procedural aspects of the law that governs vessels, navigation and shipping."

Admiralty and maritime law also includes "injury and other claims by maritime workers and passengers, debts and torts of vessels, marine insurance, vessel charters, marine casualties, salvage and wreck removal, marine pollution, carriage of goods and cargo damage or loss, piracy, pilotage and towage."

Admiralty and maritime law also includes the "statutes and regulations that govern the operation of vessels, piers, marinas, and the impact of pollution upon navigable waters and, under certain circumstances, may include these activities on the high seas."

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Maritime Law Association of the United States

Established in 1899, the Maritime Law Association (MLA) seeks appropriate reforms and uniform interpretation in maritime law, which is the body of law that governs legal controversies and criminal offenses on the high seas.

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