Find an admiralty or maritime law attorney in Dutchess County, New York 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.
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.
Lawyer Referral Service in Dutchess County, NY - The Dutchess County Bar Association in Poughkeepsie, New York, was established in 1919. During its long history of serving the pubic and the legal community, the DCBA has created an extensive Lawyer Referral Service. For your convenience, you can access the LRS online through the organization's website. You can also be referred to a local attorney by calling the lawyer referral service.