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West Virginia Maritime Lawyer

Wharton Aldhizer & Weaver, PLC

100 South Mason Street
P.O. Box 20028
Harrisonburg, VA 22801
United States

Consult with a Proven West Virginia Maritime Lawyer

The proven West Virginia maritime lawyers at Wharton Aldhizer & Weaver, PLC are experienced in the effective resolution of maritime lawsuits as related to issues that occur on navigable waters. West Virginia maritime attorneys are knowledgeable in all areas of general maritime law, including but not limited to marine cargo claims and cruise ship injury claims in West Virginia, West Virginia. Clients will have the confidence of knowing that their case is being handled by an experienced and knowledgeable West Virginia maritime lawyer.

The West Virginia maritime attorneys have experience litigating maritime and maritime claims involving:

  • Boat Manufacturing Liability
  • Cruise Ship Injuries
  • Inland Marine
  • Jones Act
  • Longshore and Harborworkers Compensation Act
  • Marine Cargo
  • Marine Liability
  • Marine Pollution
  • Maritime Negligence
  • Maritime Personal Injury
  • Maritime Products Liability
  • Maritime Property Damage
  • Shipping

Experienced West Virginia Maritime Attorney

West Virginia maritime law exclusively governs the issues and activities that occur at sea or in any navigable waters. Maritime law include violations of maritime rules and regulations, seaboard accidents and injuries, commerce and contractual relations, as well as other related activities that occur at sea. In the United States, jurisdiction over maritime law is held at the federal court level.

The courts and Congress seek to create a uniform body of maritime law both nationally and internationally in order to facilitate commerce. The federal courts derive their exclusive jurisdiction over this field from the Judiciary Act of 1789 and from Article III of the U.S. Constitution. Congress regulates maritime partially through the Commerce Clause. American maritime law formerly applied only to American tidal waters. It now extends to any waters navigable within the United States for interstate or foreign commerce. In such waters, maritime jurisdiction includes matters not involving interstate commerce, including recreational boating.

West Virginia maritime lawyers are professional and knowledgeable in understanding the details, facts, complications, and circumstances that arise in a maritime case.

Trusted West Virginia Maritime Law Firm

The West Virginia maritime lawyers at Wharton Aldhizer & Weaver, PLC are distinguished by a history of successful maritime claim recoveries. For experienced representation in a maritime dispute, contact the West Virginia maritime lawyers at Wharton Aldhizer & Weaver, PLC in West Virginia.

Wharton Aldhizer & Weaver, PLC

100 South Mason Street
P.O. Box 20028
Harrisonburg, VA 22801
United States

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Wharton Aldhizer & Weaver, PLC

100 South Mason Street
P.O. Box 20028
Harrisonburg, VA 22801
United States

Law Firm Contact: Thomas E. Ullrich / Jeffrey R. Adams

Tel: 540.434.0316

Fax: 540.434.5502

Email: tullrich@wawlaw.com, jadams@wawlaw.com

Website: wawlaw.com

Member Since: 2014

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