What are cases involving admiralty and maritime law about?
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What court has jurisdiction to hear cases involving admiralty antitrust bankruptcy tax copyright and trademarks patents and suits against the US?
The answer to this question is not as straightforward as it may seem. Article III, Section 2 of the Constitution granted original jurisdiction over maritime cases to the US Su…preme Court or, by extension, to the federal courts . The Judiciary Act of 1789, however, inserted the "Saving to Suitors" Clause that permitted concurrent jurisdiction between state and federal courts for cases, such as minor personal injury (specified later under the Jones Act, which provided the sole exception allowing a jury trial in maritime cases), cargo damage, or property claims, that could be resolved by common-law, and were not specific to general maritime law. Suits related to non-commercial recreational boats may also be heard in state courts. Many cases in admiralty are in Rem (against the vessel, large movable property, or real estate), which fall under the exclusive jurisdiction of the federal courts . Examples of this class of suit include: . Limitation of Shipowner's Liability . Vessel Arrests in Rem . Property Arrests Quasi en Rem . Salvage Cases . Petitory and Possession Actions . Longshoreman and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act suits Under maritime law, in most cases the judge also acts as the "trier of fact," with jury trials prohibited except in cases heard under the Jones Act (aka Merchant Marine Act of 1920). These laws apply to all navigable waters of the US, including rivers, the Great Lakes, and coastal areas, as well as the high seas.
They are called just that: personal injury lawsuits. Within the field of personal injury there are a number of different types of cases such as medical malpractice or wrongful… death, but these cases still fall under the personal injury law umbrella and would be taken on by a personal injury lawyer. The article below answers the question "What is personal injury?."
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Maritime law applies to any case involving a ship or navigable waters. A collision between two ships is a common example. A murder at sea and salvage rights are other ares t…hat it could be applied to.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit hears cases involving patent law.
If its IRS, then that's Federal and the Federal Courts handle that. If its state taxes , then the state courts handle that one. Each jurisdiction has their own laws pertainin…g to the taxes.
Primarily state courts, but federal courts sometimes have concurrent jurisdiction.
"The Admiralty & Maritime Law applies to all contracts, wrongful acts or offenses that take place on navigable waters. An example of the term 'Navigable waters' would be ""int…rastate"" waters, river, lakes and streams."
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Admiralty deals with issues such as commerce, navigation, and ship regulation for sailors. Law of the Sea is a more global ideology that defines how countries trade with each …other and affect the environment.
The Maritime Injury Law Center has experience in general admiralty law and maritime personal injury law. It handles cases that deal with maritime personal injury claims and ad…miralty law. It also handles cases that involve sports injuries or boating accidents.
Any court can hear the case. It depends on the severity of whathappened in the case though. If you are convicted on terrorism thenyou are tried in a federal court because it t…hreatened lives.
An admiralty is the office or jurisdiction of an admiral.