Florida Maritime Personal Injury Lawyers
Get an experienced Miami and Fort Lauderdale Maritime injury lawyer for jones Act, Cruise Ship, Harbor worker injuries for Boca Raton, Bradenton, Cape Coral, Clearwater, Coral Gables, Daytona, Delray Beach, Fort Lauderdale, Fort Myers, Fort Pierce, Fort Walton Beach, Gainesville, Hialeah, Hollywood, Homestead, Jacksonville, Key West, Kissimmee, Lakeland, Largo, Melbourne, Miami, Miami Beach, Naples, New Smyrna Beach, Ocala, Orlando, Panama City, Pensacola, Plantation, Pompano Beach, Port Saint Lucie, Palm Beach, St. Petersburg, Sarasota, Tallahassee, Tampa, Tarpon Springs, Titusville, Venice, Vero Beach, West Palm Beach, Winter Garden, Winter Haven, and Winter Park Florida
Florida Cruise Ship Accident Lawyers
If you have been injured on a cruise ship you will need a Florida maritime injury lawyer.
Paul Ansel and the Florida Maritime Injury Law Firm helps people who were injured injured while passengers on cruise ships sailing from the various ports in Florida.
Lawsuits Filed For Cruise Ship Sailings From Florida Ports
- Port Canaveral Port, Cape Canaveral,
- Port Everglades, Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33316
- Port of Jacksonville, Jacksonville, Florida
- Port Key West
- Port of Miami, Florida 33132
- Port of Palm Beach
- Port Tampa Bay, Tampa, Florida 33602
Many cruise ship companies have their home offices in Miami or Fort Lauderdale. If you are iinjured on one of these cruise lines you will have to sue the cruise company at the home office location, not where you live, and will require a local experienced maritime personal injury lawyer who deals with cruise ship injuries.
Florida Based Cruise Companies We Have filed Lawsuits Against Include:
Carnival Cruise Lines.
Norwegian Cruise Lines.
Royal Caribbean International.
Azamara Cruise Lines.
Your Cruise Ship Ticket Is The Most Important Document
It is usually determine from the language of the ticket where a lawsuit can be filed. It wil tell us what we need toi know before filing your lawsuit.
Types of Cruise Ship Injury Florida Maritime Injury Law Center Handles
Our cases involve all types of accidents and injuries aboard ship, including:
Cruise Ship Slip and Fall Inuries
One of the most significant cruise ship injuries we handle are skip and fall related injuries. A slip and fall injury can be be minor with simple lacerations or a bruise but, it can also be significant resulting in broken bones, head trauma or spinal injury. Slip and falls can even result in wrongful death lawsuits.
Common Injuries Include:
- Orthopedic Injuries and broken bones
- Injuries to hands, wrists, or knees
- Concussions and Head Injuries
- Back and Spinal Cord Injuries
- Lacerations and Contusions
These injuries can happen under severe or stormy seas with the movement of the ship, from slippery decks and floors, from fallen objects or objects left in pathways, and due to basic negligence of staff and crew to make the areas safe for the passengers.
Other Injury Claims Include:
- Food poisoning
- Sudden change in ship’s course,
- assaults and rapes
- Swimming pool accidents
If you were injured or became ill while a passenger on a cruise ship, contact our office to discuss your rights to file a cruise ship Maritime Injury Lawsuit.
Florida Jones Act Injury Lawyers
The Jones Act protects your rights as a seamen who has been injured injured or suffers an illness when there is negligence or when a vessel is unseaworthy. Most maritime workers face great risks as part of their jobs. If you are injured at sea your claim for medical treatment and compensation wiill fall under the Jones Act.
If you are a seaman Maritime who has been injured in a work-related accident you may be able to receive compensation under this maritime law. The law is complex and many times your employer will dispute some aspect of the injury claim. It is very important that you file accident claims quickly, and correctly to be eligible for compensation under Jones Act law. Learn more about filing an injury claim for injuries and accidents by contacting the Florida Maritime Injury Law Center. Speak tp one of our experienced Jones Act lawyers today.
Jones Act Covers Accident and Injury Claims Including Those Related To:
Claims of Unseaworthiness
The owner of the vessel you are working on is required to provide a seaworthy vessel and crew. A seaworthy vessel is in proper working order.
If you are involved in an accident on an offshore platform, barge, tugboat, or other vessel type may be able to collect damages for their injuries .
Lost Wages – when seamen are injured or get sick due to a work-related incident or hazard, they have the right to collect the wages they would have earned through the end of their contract or voyage. If the worker was hurt in an accident because of negligence, they may be eligible for compensation beyond lost wages and maintenance and cure.
Maintenance and Cure
If you were injured at sea, on the job or in work-related activities, your employer is required to pay for for your “cure” or medical care regardless of who was at fault.
If you were injured in an accident that occurred on an offshore vessel you may be entitled to compensation as well. As an injured worker you may not be able to perform your job duties, the Jones Act protects you.
Common Joes Act Injuries Include:
- Brain injury
- Spinal cord injury
- Back injury
- Neck injury
- Crush injury
- Shoulder injury
- Knee injury
- Broken bones and fractures
- Severe burns
- Lung damage
- Neurological damage
What Are Common Causes of Jones Act Claims?
- Slip and falls
- Falling equipment or objects
- Food poisoning
- Carbon monoxide poisoning
- Asbestos exposure
Contact our Miami and Fort Lauderdale Maritime Injury Lawyers and rest assured you are in the hands of an experienced injury lawyers with over 40 years experience.
Our Practice Areas:
- Maritime Injury
- Boating Accidents
- Injured Seamen
- Diving Accidents
- Cargo Vessel Injuries
- Harbor Worker Injuries
- Injured Fisherman
- Marine Salvage
- Boating Accident Lawyer
- Recreational Boating
- Cruise Ship Injury
- Ferry/ Tour Boat/ Charter Vessel Injury
- Water Sports Accidents
- Florida Port Information
- Cape Canaveral Port
- Port of Fort Lauderdale
- Port of Miami
- Port Of Tampa
- Longshore and Harbor Workers Compensation
Miami- Fort Lauderdale Maritime Injury Lawyer, Paul Ansel can help you with all aspects of maritime injury law and injury on the high seas. This includes: Cruise ship injury law, boating accident law, sea transport law, admiralty Law, salvage negotiation law, general maritime law, Jones Act, harbor workers,injured fishermen and crew member Injury law. If you have been injured at sea call:
Fort Lauderdale Cruise Ship- Jones Act Injury Lawyer
Maritime Injury Lawyer Paul Ansel can help you in: Hollywood, Fort Lauderdale, Pompano, Deerfield Beach, Coral Springs and all of Broward County. Call us for all injuries at sea including cruise ship injuries sailing from Port Everglades.
Miami Cruise Ship- Jones Act Injury Lawyer
Maritime Injury lawyer Paul Ansel can help you with your maritime personal injury, cruise ship injury or Jones Act Claim in Miami, Dade and Monroe county can help you in: Miami, Hialeah, Miami Beach and the Florida Keys for any injury at sea including cruise ship injuries sailing from the Port Of Miami.
West Palm Beach Cruise Ship- Jones Act Lawyer?
maritime personal injury lawyer , Cruise ship injury lawyer, Jones Act injury lawyer for claims and maritime law for: Boca Raton, Delray Beach and Boynton Beach, Palm Beach, Martin, St Lucie and Indian River Counties Florida, Lake Worth, West Palm Beach, Jupiter, Stuart,Port St Lucie, Okeechobee, Belle Glade, Vero Beach, Palm Bay Palm Beach, Martin, St Lucie and Indian River counties.
Tampa Cruise – Jones Act Injury Lawyer
Maritime Injury Lawyer, Paul Ansel can help you with your maritime personal injury claim, cruise ship passenger injury claim or Jones Act claim: Tampa, Brandon, Clearwater, St Pete, New Port Richey, Brooksville, Sarasota, Naples, Venice, Bradenton, Fort Myers, Cape Coral and all of Hernanado, Citrus, Pasco, Pinnellas, Hillsboro, Sarasota, Manatee, Lee and Collier counties including cruise ship injuries on sailing from the Port of Tampa.
Central Florida Cape Canaveral- Orlando
Maritime Injury Lawyer Paul Ansel Center can help you with Maritime personal injury claims, Cruise ship injury claims and Jones Act claims in: Orlando, Winter Park, Winterhaven, Kissimmee, Ocala, Atlamonte Springs, Deland, Melbourne, or Daytona Beach injury at sea or on local waters and cruise ship injuries on sailings from Port Canaveral. Port Canaveral is a cruise, cargo and naval port in Brevard County, Florida.
Jacksonville Maritime Injury Lawyer
Maritime Injury lawyer Paul Ansel can help you with your maritime personal injury claim, cruise ship passenger injury claims and Jones Act claims in: Jacksonville, Jacksonville Beach, St. Augustine, Orange Park all of Northeast Florida including: Marion, Sumter, Flagler and Duval counties.
Pensacola Maritime Injury Lawyer
Maritime Injury lawyer for cruise ship injury, and Jones Act claims : Tallahassee, Pensacola, Panama City and Starke for an experienced maritime injury and cruise ship injury lawyer.
Contact An Experienced Cruise Ship or Jones Act Injury Lawyer Today
We can assist cruise ship passengers nationwide leaving from the Florida ports or where the cruise ship home office is in Florida and ships on inland waterways and international waterways. Call us with any questions. There may also be a way to move venue to Florida from any location in the U.S and the world. Our Maritime Injury lawyers have the experience and knowledge of the complexities of maritime law that can only come from over 40 years of representing families from all over the world and fighting for people injured at all the major ports of Florida. We have a proven and consistent record of obtaining positive verdicts and settlements for those injured at sea.