Find an admiralty or maritime law attorney in New York 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 New York City - The New York City Bar Association ("NYCBA") established a Lawyer Referral Service ("LRS") in 1946. For more than 65 years, the LRS has helped individuals and businesses find a qualified attorney throughout the five boroughs of New York City.The NYCBA LRS is the oldest lawyer referral program in the State of New York. In exchange for a $35 consultation fee, you are entitled to a 30 minute consultation to discuss your case with a local attorney. The fee is waived for personal injury, medical malpractice, state workers' compensation or a Social Security Disability case.