Delise & Hall

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Admiralty & Maritime Law

Admiralty and maritime law are highly specialized areas of the law pertaining to the laws of the seas and of seamen and women. 

Admiralty and maritime law require an understanding of the law as well as a practical understanding of how the laws are interpreted in the courts.

An Admiralty and/or maritime attorney should have both the legal knowledge of the area of the law and the practical experience of seeing how the laws are interpreted and administered by the courts. This combination of knowledge and experience is what gives an attorney concentrating in Admiralty or maritime law the ability to best counsel his or her client.

Many potential claimants under Admiralty law or maritime law fail to file a claim because he or she is given bad advice by family, friends or coworkers. This highly specialized area of the law requires legal understanding and experience and though well-intended, the advice received by others is often incorrect and could hinder or eliminate any claims you may have under Admiralty and maritime law.

When meeting with an attorney for these cases, it is important to first find out if they have experience in the area of the law. Typically, many claimants find attorneys quick to admit that this is not an area of the law they are prepared to counsel in and they refer them to more experienced attorneys like those at Delise & Hall.

When meeting with an attorney at Delise & Hall for Admiralty and maritime law, you are assured an experienced and knowledgeable attorney who can counsel you on both the legal and practical aspects of your case so informed decisions can be made. During the course of every case there are decisions that must be made that will alter the claim one way or the other. An experienced and knowledgeable attorney, like those at Delise & Hall will be able to give you the information and counsel needed to make those decisions.

Many men and women have their rights or legal rights violated – some suffer physical injury, some pecuniary injury, some emotional injury and others suffer a combination of one or more of these injuries.

In order to protect your rights and receive anything and everything you and your family are entitled to under Admiralty and maritime law it is important to consult with attorneys who understand this area of the law and have the experience to know how the laws are being interpreted and administered.

Anyone who believes they have suffered any type of injury under Admiralty and maritime law should consult with a knowledgeable attorney who concentrates specifically in Admiralty and maritime law.

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