Admiralty / Maritime

maritimeThe Jurek Law Group offers experienced attorneys who understand the intricacies and complexities that are inherent in the maritime industry and have the breadth and depth of experience to help address any and all of your company’s maritime legal needs.  The admiralty and maritime section works with a variety of maritime clients, including insurers and underwriters (hull, cargo, and protection and indemnity), vessel owners, charterers, pilots, marinas, tug companies, stevedores, terminal operators, shipbuilders and repairers, trucking companies, suppliers, importers and exporters, shipyards, and other entities involved in maritime commerce and transportation.

Matters of Focus

  • iStock_000017446589_SmallArrest and attachment of vessels
  • Breach of contract claims to carry goods
  • Claims for cargo damage
  • Enforcement of maritime liens for supplies, repairs, and other services
  • General maritime law
  • Marine insurance claims
  • Marine insurance coverage opinions and disputes
  • Maritime casualties
  • Transportation
  • Personal injury claims, including claims under the Jones Act and the Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act