Miami Maritime Law is a resource website and group of experts containing Florida’s best Lawyers, Maritime and Marine Science Experts, Investigators and Marine Documentation & Registration Consultants that are devoted to representing vessel owners, passengers and seamen harmed at sea and under Admiralty jurisdiction. Miami Maritime Law is a growing network top professionals including Florida’s best and most influential Admiralty Attorneys that aggressively protect both personal and environmental rights. These advocates serve as a guide to the complex sea of issues that arise from; maritime personal injuries, boating accidents, injuries and crimes occurring on cruise ships and commercial vessels, Jones Act claims, Longshoremen claims, scuba diving accidents, seagrass and reef damage and restoration, contracts and claims related to shipping, chartering and cargo, vessel sales, vessel documentation, vessel registration and offshore closings.
As the State of Florida is almost completely surrounded by water, it is not difficult to understand how the Law of the Sea collides with all types of litigation in Florida. Florida has more recreational boats and yachts registered than the other 50 states combined, and its seaports account for the largest tonnage of cargo and have more cruise ship passengers than any other state. Thus, whether you are a cruise ship passenger injured by the unseaworthy condition of the vessel, a recreational boat owner injured when another vessel’s captain is boating under the influence, or a vessel owner who is being sued by a seamen for injuries under the Jones Act, Florida's courts and the attorney’s of Miami Maritime Law have experience litigating these claims. Miami Maritime Law is attuned to the needs of all types of Maritime clients and has experience representing a wide range of clients with varying needs from yacht owners procuring tax benefits from offshore closings and recreational boating accidents causing personal injuries to the defense of large maritime companies. There are very specialized laws and limitations which pertain to Admiralty and Maritime transactions and casualties, thus sorting out and asserting the applicable law is a very precise specialty in this very active venue. The attorneys of Miami Maritime Law have the experience and know how to properly represent your interests and assert the proper remedy or defense as each case may require.
Maritime Law’s Attorneys and Experts
-Cargo Claims-Carriage of Good by Sea Act (COGSA)