Maritime Negligence Attorneys
In Miami Gardens, FL

Silva & silva
Maritime Negligence

The maritime negligence attorneys in Miami Gardens, FL at Silva & Silva litigate cases involving all types of watercraft, such as cruise ships, boats, and yachts. Additionally, we handle cases that involve personal watercraft, including wave runners or jet skis.

Attorneys for Sea Travel Accidents

Typically, news headlines focus on the main, serious accidents, such as the 1912 Titanic disaster, the 1956 Stockholm and Andrea Doria collisions, or the 1998 cruise ship Ecstasy fire. However, maritime mishaps are not uncommon and are increasing in frequency.

Miami is home to a large year-round leisure cruise fleet. There are approximately 20 ships berthed here, earning it the moniker “The Cruise Capital of the World.” Our Miami location, industry expertise and knowledge of the relevant admiralty/maritime regulations, and knowledge of the industry enables our lawyers and investigating experts to collect information and solve cases quickly for our clients.

We are well-versed with the documents for sea travel, which include Routes for Travel and Contracts of Carriage prepared by cruise line attorneys. Occasionally, this documentation contains clauses authorizing the use of forum selection against victims or passengers.

This strategy is beneficial for cruise ship operators as they are allowed to specify the geographic areas and courts where these suits may be filed. Our Miami Gardens, Florida, law firm also handles cases involving the Death on the High Seas Act, the Jones Act, and The Longshoremen’s Act. 

How Expert Maritime Negligence Attorneys Miami Gardens, FL Can Help

Significant injury or death claims will benefit from the expert help of a sea travel accident attorney familiar with these distinct laws. Cruise ship injuries can happen on the water, in the air, on land, or on the way from and to a port.

Regardless of the situation, these injuries create a slew of maritime law complexities and issues involving contract law, comparative law, and product liability. You will benefit from our timely case handling, thorough investigation, and expert guidance if you seek the counsel of our experienced maritime negligence attorneys in Miami Gardens, FL.

We collaborate with clients and go the extra mile to ensure they obtain the best legal representation possible. 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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