Emergency & Incident Response

Maritime law has many unique characteristics that differentiate it from state and federal law.  One of these characteristics is the application of presumptions of fault, causation, and the condition of property, which shifts the burden of proof from one party to the other.
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Fires at sea have been one of the greatest risks to ships and cargo for over a thousand years, and they implicate some of maritime law’s most unique aspects. 
Continue Reading Maritime Law: Key Legal Issues in Fires at Sea, Cargo Damage, Salvage, and More