Maritime Negligence Attorneys in Ft Lauderdale

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Maritime Negligence

Personal injury, product liability, and wrongful death involving yachts, cruise ships, boats, and personal watercraft like jet skis or wave runners are just a few cases handled by our marine negligence attorneys in Ft Lauderdale FL.

Attorneys for Maritime Incidents

For the most part, the media exclusively covers significant events like the Stockholm and Andrea Doria collision of 1956, the Titanic’s sinking in 1912, and the fire on the cruise ship Ecstasy in 1998. Although not uncommon, maritime mishaps have been rising in recent years.

“Cruise Capital of the World” is an appropriate moniker for Miami, where the world’s largest year-round leisure cruise fleet, around 20 ships, is located. Our attorneys and investigators can acquire information and resolve issues quickly for our clients because of our Miami location, our thorough knowledge of all applicable admiralty/maritime legislation, and our familiarity with the industry.

Maritime travel requires a variety of documents, including Itineraries for Travel and Contracts of Carriage provided by cruise line counsel. It is not uncommon for these papers to include phrases that are exploited against the claimant or passengers in the forum selection process.

This approach generally works in their favor if the cruise lines specify where and how these lawsuits can be brought to court. In addition, our Ft Lauderdale, FL team represents clients for incidents related to Jones Act, Death on the High Seas Act, and Longshoremen’s Act lawsuits.

Skilled Ft Lauderdale, Florida Maritime Negligence Attorneys

A maritime travel accident lawyer familiar with these restrictions can help those who have suffered severe injuries or lost loved ones. A cruise ship catastrophe might occur on land, at sea, or even in the air when sailing to or from a port. Whatever the case may be, these mishaps create many issues in the fields of contract law, product liability, and comparative law in the context of maritime law.

Meeting with one of our Ft Lauderdale, FL attorneys that specializes in marine negligence can help you get your case resolved quickly and thoroughly. We take the time to get to know each of our clients in order to provide them with the best possible representation. For more information about how our maritime accident attorneys in Ft Lauderdale, FL can help, call Silva & Silva at 305-445-0011

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