Accidents on Lake Tahoe and other bodies of water fall under Maritime Law

Sacramento Admiralty Lawyer

Maritime law covers a variety of cases including contracts, torts, injuries, and private disputes that take place on any navigable water. Need to speak with a Sacramento admiralty lawyer? Get a free consultation today.

Maritime law & Admiralty

Maritime law, also known as Admiralty, is a broad body of laws, treaties, and conventions that apply to vessels in navigable waters.

Navigable waters include oceans, seas, lakes, inland waterways and all bodies of water that are off-shore and without obstructions.

Fraser Law Firm, P.C., which is located in Fair Oaks, California, is conveniently near Lake Tahoe, The Port of Stockton, and the Bay Area. These three popular destinations – and many like them – are examples of navigable water.

It’s important that you know your rights. Cases where admiralty or maritime law may apply include:

  • Collisions and groundings
  • Damage caused to fixed and/or floating objects
  • Death or injury to passengers while on, or was caused by, a vessel
  • Salvage and pollution concerns
  • Seafarers’ rights

Sacramento admiralty lawyer

Because maritime laws invoke federal jurisdiction and federal common law, they can be very complex to navigate. When you hire the Fraser Law Firm, P.C. to handle your case, you can rest assured that you’re getting the best and most effective representation. We have the knowledge, experience, and skills to successfully resolve legal matters in this niche area of law. Read our thoughts about this on the blog.

Every client matters. Whether your case is large or small, you will receive expert advice, guidance, and attention from an experienced attorney who will ensure that your rights are protected and that your case is handled professionally.

Contact us today for a free consultation

Admiralty is a niche, complex area of law. When looking to resolve open water disputes, it’s important to consult with an experienced lawyer.

Michael Fraser is an attorney in Fair Oaks, California.

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