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What You Need to Know About Maritime Law
Maritime Law

What You Need to Know About Maritime Law

If you're involved in a sea accident, you may have questions about your rights and remedies under maritime law. This article will discuss the differences between the jurisdiction of state courts and Admiralty courts, as well as topics such as vicarious liability and statute of limitations. If you're not sure what you need to know to file a maritime law claim, we recommend you read our free introductory guide. This will help you get started on your path to justice. Admiralty courts have limited jurisdiction In cases of commerce involving ships, admiralty courts have limited maritime law jurisdiction. Although admiralty courts have jurisdiction over maritime contracts, they have no statute of frauds. A good example of this is the Thames Towboat v. Schooner Francis MacDonald case from ...