Maritime Law Miami

A Closer Look at Maritime Law

As a resident of Florida or any other coastal state, you might have heard the term “maritime law” or “admiralty law” on television or on the radio and wondered exactly what it means. However, if you have been unlucky enough to have suffered some kind of injury or property damage at sea, you are likely… read more

Slip-and-Fall On The Pool Deck – The Defect In Royal Caribbean’s Dangerous Pool Decks

There is a serious problem with Royal Caribbean’s pool decks.  They are extremely slippery when wet.  Bolidt, an Italian ship decking company, has an exclusive agreement with Royal Caribbean to make all of its pool decks.  You have probably seen them.  Bolidt manufactures several types of “fake wood” deck as well as a “fake tile”… read more

Medical Emergencies at Sea

Imagine that you and your family are enjoying your cruise vacation when you suddenly suffer some type of a medical emergency. Although this is something that not many cruise passengers like to think about, it can happen. If and when it does, the medical competence of the ship’s medical crew is essential to preventing medical… read more

Do You Know What is in Your Ticket Contract?

When you purchase a ticket for a luxurious cruise vacation, you are likely thinking about the excursions and spa treatments that you will be enjoying in the near future. It is unlikely that you are considering the terms and conditions specified in the ticket contract that you just consented to, or that you are even… read more

Special Considerations for Cruise Injury Litigation

For individuals who suffer an injury while on a cruise, the legal complexities and nuances of cruise injury litigation can be incredibly challenging to navigate. As a result, many injured passengers and crew members wisely decide to rely on special maritime personal injury lawyers to help them in their pursuit of justice. We specialize in cruise… read more

Cruise Ship Emergencies: Part Two

When leaving on a cruise, passengers never want to think that an emergency situation could occur while they are out at sea and away from home. However, accidents and emergencies do happen, and it is best to be prepared for potentially harmful situations rather than to simply hope they don’t happen. In part one of this… read more

What You Need to Know to Disembark Safely

When preparing for a cruise, it is natural that many people put a lot of thought into planning the vacation and the various excursions they’ll participate in at different ports of call. Once the cruise begins winding down and the last day at sea approaches, however, many passengers begin to think about disembarkation. This process… read more

What if I’m Injured as a Cruise Ship Crew Member?

When you’re a crew member, you have a lot of responsibilities. From ensuring guest and passenger safety and satisfaction to making sure you fulfill your other job duties, there’s a lot on your plate. One thing you should never have to worry about is whether or not your employer has your best interests and safety… read more

What You Need to Know about Proving Negligence

When you are injured because of someone else’s carelessness or wrongdoing, a very natural response is the desire to be compensated for your pain, inconvenience, and distress. Especially when you are injured during the course of a cruise venture, you’re likely to want to hold the cruise line accountable for its actions. The task of… read more