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Maritime law, also referred to as admiralty law, is the body of law that governs navigation and shipping. In the U.S., maritime law derived from the British admiralty courts that were present in the majority of U.S. colonies.
Maritime law can include shipping, waters, commerce, seamen, navigation, towage, wharves, docks, piers, insurance, maritime liens, canals, recreation, as well as piracy.
Maritime attorneys are also known as admiralty lawyers. A maritime lawyer will most often deal with maritime law that includes injuries. Many Attorneys listed in this practice area also represent individuals who have been injured while working in the shipping industry.
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