New York City, NY asked in Admiralty / Maritime for New York

Q: If I am injured within the ocean borders of another country but the vessel I was on is owned by someone in New York,

what law applies to my injury claim?

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Michael H. Joseph
Michael H. Joseph
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  • Maritime Law Lawyer
  • White Plains, NY
  • Licensed in New York

A: The US general maritime law

Gordon Charles Webb
Gordon Charles Webb
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  • Maritime Law Lawyer
  • Seattle, WA

A: Need more info: were you employed on the boat and if so per contract? And if so, in what capacity, where you union etc? And does your contract have a forum selection and or arbitration clause? Or were you a passenger per cruise contract, if so what does it say?

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