Admiralty Law

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Admiralty Law, also known as Maritime Law, is the body of laws and regulations, including international agreements and treaties, which exclusively govern activities at sea or in any navigable waters. Admiralty Law includes accidents and injuries at sea, maritime contracts and commerce, alleged violations of rules of the sea over shipping lanes and rights-of-way, and mutiny and other crimes on shipboard.



The George Law Firm LLC - Maritime Law Group                                                             Admiralty Law Practice includes:

  • Abandoned Shipwreck Act
  • Bills of Lading
  • Cargo loss and damage
  • Carriage of Goods by Sea Act (COGSA)
  • Charter Party
  • Collision and Property Damage
  • Federal Employer Liability Act (FELA)
  • Harter Act
  • Vessel Arrest & In Rem Action
  • Inspected Vessel Compliance
  • Intermodal Transportation
  • Jones Act Seamen Claims
  • Limitation of Liability
  • Longshoreman and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act (LHWCA) 905(b) Claims 
  • Marine Insurance
  • Maritime Liens
  • Products liability
  • Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA)
  • Salvage
  • Scuba and Commercial Diving Accidents
  • Sunken Military Craft Act
  • Abandoned Shipwreck Act Litigation
  • Treasure Hunter Representation and Litigation

Transportation Law encompasses federal and state laws governing the conveyance of passengers or goods, especially as a commercial enterprise, pertaining to both the method and the means. It includes highways, mass transit, aviation, rail, maritime and motor carriers. It also covers traffic safety, hazardous materials and pipelines. Public carriers such as airlines and shipping lines are also subject to state and federal legislation. The laws that govern drivers are largely state created and governed.         

The George Law Firm LLC-Maritime Law Group Transportation law practice includes:

  • Property Damage Claims
  • Cargo Damage and Loss Claims Arising From Ocean , Ground, Rail And Air Transport, including "Carmack Amendment" claims
  • Insurance Company Defense
  • Warehouse Claims
  • Premises Liability Claims
  • Commercial Issues and Disputes
  • Contract Disputes
  • Transportation and Logistics Contracts
  • Personal Injury/Wrongful Death Under State law
  • Third-Party Claims
  • Freight Loss & Cargo Damage Claims and Defense
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Please contact us today to talk about your Admiralty Law matters. 

The George Law Firm LLC - Maritime Law Group offers a free consultation to talk about your specific needs.










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