Maritime Negligence Attorneys
In Miami Beach, FL

Silva & silva
Maritime Negligence

Silva & Silva’s maritime negligence attorneys in Miami Beach, FL fight in court cases involving all kinds of watercraft, including cruise ships, yachts, boats. We also handle cases involving personal watercraft such as wave runners as well as jet skis.

Sea Travel Accident Lawyers

Typically, media headlines focus on major, catastrophic accidents, such as the Titanic disaster in 1912, the Stockholm and Andrea Doria collisions in 1956, or the fire that erupted on the cruise ship Ecstasy in 1998. However, sea travel mishaps are not unusual, and their frequency is increasing.

Miami is home to the world’s biggest year-round leisure cruise fleet. Here, you will find approximately 20 ships, earning it the title- “The Cruise Capital of the World.” Our location in Miami, in-depth industry knowledge of all applicable admiralty/maritime legislation, and familiarity with the industry enable our attorneys and investigators to gather information and handle cases expeditiously for our clients.

We are fully aware of the documentation needed for sea travel, including Routes for Travel and Contracts of Carriage drawn up by cruise line lawyers. Occasionally, these documents include forum selection clauses that can be used against victims or passengers.

This strategy benefits the cruise ship company because it allows the operator to specify the geographies and courts in which these lawsuits may be filed. Our law firm in Miami Beach, Florida, also handles claims under the Death on the High Seas Act, the Longshoremen’s Act, and the Jones Act.

How Skilled Maritime Negligence Attorneys Miami Beach, FL Can Assist

Significant injury or fatality claims would benefit from the professional guidance of a sea travel accident lawyer who is familiar with these specific laws. Cruise ship injuries can occur on the waters, on land, in the air, or while traveling to and from a harbor.

Whatever the circumstances, these injuries raise a number of maritime law complications and matters regarding contract law, product liability, as well as comparative law. If you consult with one of our experienced maritime negligence attorneys in Miami Beach, FL, you will benefit from our prompt case handling, thorough inquiry, and detailed documentation.

We work collaboratively with clients and do everything necessary to ensure they receive the best possible legal assistance. For more information about how our sea travel accident lawyers can help, call Silva & Silva at 305-445-0011, or send us an email through this Online Form.

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