Admiralty and Maritime Law

Our Practice

Areas of Practice

YCRLAW's experienced admiralty and maritime lawyers are known for their comprehensive understanding of the many complex and intricate aspects of this specialized area of the law.

Maritime law comes into play in matters involving:

  • Ships, barges, tugs
  • Shipping, towing, salvage, or transport
  • Ports, docks, wharfs, marinas, or gangways
  • Fisheries, charters, and boats or vessels for hire
  • Maritime or marine contracts
  • Collisions, allisions, sinkings
  • Personal injury, death, or property damage
  • Diving, commercial or recreational
  • Personal watercraft and jet skis

With more than 30 years of maritime experience, the practice group handles numerous matters in the maritime field, including:

  • Jones Act claims
  • Death on the High Seas Act claims
  • Carriage of Goods by Sea Act (COGSA) claims
  • Longshore and Harbor Workers Act (LHWA claims)
  • Seaworthiness claims
  • Navigation or improper lookout claims
  • Salvage claims
  • General maritime claims

The Admiralty and Maritime Law Practice Group represents parties in recreational and commercial admiralty claims, and frequently supports the interests of corporate and insurance clients in maritime matters.

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