David A. Kohles has been practicing in Washington state since 1977. He is an... more
David A. Kohles has been practicing in Washington state since 1977. He is an experienced litigation attorney who has tried cases in multiple courts. His practice is limited to representing injured people. When a person is injured or has lost a loved one due to the actions of another they are thrust into a system where denial is the first reaction. First there is denial for the loss, the ... view profile
Admiralty law concerns the navigation and shipping rules and procedures for commercial and recreational boating. If you are on a boat or own a boat that crashes into another boat, or a dock, pier or wharf, admiralty law (also called maritime law) applies. If someone is injured in the crash, if cargo is damaged, or if the boat sinks and causes a gas spill, admiralty law assigns responsibility and determines who has to pay. Admiralty laws are complex and can be confusing. If you or your business engage in water-based activities, an admiralty or maritime lawyer can be very helpful.