Key West Maritime Negligence Lawyers

Silva & silva
Maritime Negligence

At Silva & Silva our maritime negligence attorneys in Key West, Florida, handle cases involving liability coverage, injury to a person, and wrongful death, related to all sorts of watercraft, such as boats, cruise liners, yachts, and personal watercraft like wave runners and jet skis.

Attorneys For Sea Travel Accidents

Typically, media headlines focus on significant, catastrophic incidents, such as the sinking of the Titanic in 1912, the Stockholm and Andrea Doria collisions in 1956, or the fire that burst out from the cruise ship Ecstasy in 1998. However, maritime transport mishaps are not rare, and their frequency is increasing.

Miami is home to the world’s largest year-round leisure cruise fleet, roughly 20 ships, and has rightfully claimed the title of “The Cruise Capital of the World.” Our base in Miami, our in-depth business understanding of all applicable admiralty/maritime regulations, and our familiarity with the industry enable our attorneys and investigators to collect data and handle matters swiftly for our clients.

We are fully aware of the documentation required for maritime travel, including Itineraries for Travel and Contracts of Carriage issued by cruise line lawyers. Occasionally, these papers include forum selection terms that can be used against the victim or traveler.

This strategy benefits the cruise liner since it allows the operator to specify the geographical areas and courts where these claims may be filed. Our law office in Key West, Florida, also handles disputes under the Death on the High Seas Act, the Longshoremen’s Act, and the Jones Act.

How Skilled Key West, Florida’s Maritime Negligence Attorneys Can Assist

Significant injury or death claims need the experienced counsel of a maritime travel accident attorney who is familiar with these specific regulations. Cruise liner injuries can occur at sea, in the air, on land, or while traveling to and from a port. Whatever the circumstances, these injuries raise many marine law complications and difficulties regarding contract law, product liability, and comparative law.

If you consult with one of our knowledgeable attorneys you will benefit from our timely case management, investigation, and thorough documentation. We work closely with our clients and do everything necessary to guarantee they receive the finest possible legal representation.

For more information about how our maritime accident attorneys in Key West, FL, can help, call Silva & Silva at 305-445-0011 and we will call you shortly to discuss your case.

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