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The Turley & Mara Law Firm, APLC

Admiralty Law Is Unforgiving To The Unprepared (Just Like The Sea)

Los Angeles Admiralty Law

"We give you an insiders view of Admiralty Law. We don’t sugar coat it for you. Here, we give it to you straight. No lawyer talk, no double talk. Just good old fashioned, unsweetened truth.” Los Angeles Admiralty Lawyer - Bill Turley


If you are an injured seaman, you have rights to be protected. The first thing after you are injured is that you should always tell the truth. Nothing is more important than your credibility with the judge and your lawyer. No matter what type of injury or how you were injured, you should never sugarcoat or exaggerate anything. 

The best thing you can do before you go to court is research as much information as you can about your Jones Act Case. Order my Free book, Win Your Injury Case: The Ultimate No B.S. Guide To Avoiding Insurance Company Tricks That Ruin Your Case [ Even before you hire a lawyer] It is full of useful and helpful information on how to handle your Jones Act Case from beginning to end.

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Call us today at (619) 234-2833. We are here to help. We are here to listen.


What other folks say about us:

Invited Speaker 2011 Maritime Personal Injury Seminar – Jones Act

Awarded Super Lawyer 2011 – 2017 
Highest Rated Admiralty Lawyer by Avvo.com
Elected President of Consumer Attorneys
2011 New York Times Top Attorney
Awarded Best Lawyer San Diego 2012


Why Fantastic Ratings, Awards, Teaching, and Leadership Are A Benefit To You

We don’t mean to suggest the only way someone can be a really good California Admiralty lawyer is to have fantastic ratings, win prestigious lawyer awards, be asked to teach other lawyers at lawyer seminars and be elected to lead lawyer organizations. What these things do mean is that people that do know good lawyers from bad lawyers have chosen us for these honors.


What is Admiralty Law?

 Admiralty Law is the law of the Sea. Admiralty Law is, in fact, the “federal common law.” Meaning, that much of U.S. Admiralty law was created by the courts. Including, the issue of admiralty jurisdiction.

That being said, admiralty law also is comprised of a series of statutes (Jones Act, Longshore Act, Death on the High Seas Act, Suits in Admiralty Act, for example).


Admiralty law is very, very different than California State law

We are "admiralty lawyers." Every year we see non-admiralty lawyers commit legal malpractice in their fumbled attempts to handle an admiralty case. Don't be "that guy," (or gal).

The lawyer you choose to represent you makes all the difference in the outcome of your case.  We not only practice admiralty law, we also teach lawyers admiralty law. We are Proctors in Admiralty and have been representing people injured on boats and ships since 1986. We understand that your financial future usually depends on the success of your case. We are dedicated to helping our clients get the compensation that they are entitled to under admiralty law.


Just like with the sea - Admiralty Law is extremely  unforgiving to the unprepared

With "admiralty jurisdiction" comes the application of Federal Maritime Law. Meaning that you are not in Kansas anymore. Literally and figuratively. Federal Maritime Law is just as unforgiving to the unprepared as the sea is to those unprepared. There are various Statutes, procedures, laws, and exceptions to laws. The point being that if you are injured in a boat or ship accident you need to consult with an good honest admiralty lawyer. Don't dillydally. Some maritime laws require you to act as soon as 6 months after you are injured.


Los Angeles’ Leading Admiralty Lawyers


Los Angeles Office

3255 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 1801
Los Angeles, California 90010

San Diego Office

625 Broadway, Suite 635
San Diego, California 92101

Oakland Office

1300 Clay Street, Suite 600
Oakland, CA 94612

San Francisco Office

425 California St. 18th Floor
San Francisco, California, 94104


Call 619-234-2833 or toll free at 866-705-4617. Or contact us here at this website.


Research Your Admiralty Case

This website provides information to folks in boating accidents/ maritime accidents, Longshore and harbor workers and injured Jones Act Seaman and their families. Our goal is to level the playing field between people seriously injured in admiralty accidents and insurance companies. We expose the tricks, traps, and techniques they use to cheat injured Seaman out of their legal rights. We provide vital information so you can make informed decisions regarding your Admiralty case.


We can help you get your life back

William Turley
“When I seek out professional advice, I don’t want B.S., I want it straight up. I figure you do also.”

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