Blog: Admiralty Act
- What Is Admiralty Law?
May 15, 2023Read More
What Do You Need to Know About Admiralty Law? Admiralty law is the body of law that regulates disputes, torts, and offenses that occur on navigable waters. Navigable waters are any waterways that can be used for interstate or foreign commerce, such as tidal waters, rivers, harbors, and canals. Issues covered by admiralty law include, […]
- A Guide to the Suits in Admiralty Act
July 01, 2022Read More
For many years, someone who was injured in an accident that was caused by the negligent operation of a federal government vessel could not file a lawsuit against the government due to sovereign immunity. However, the Congress realized that the federal government should not be immune from suit for negligently injuring people. As a result, […]