Admiralty & Maritime Law

Our experienced admiralty and maritime law attorneys represent both plaintiffs and defendants in a wide range of admiralty and maritime matters in both state and federal courts as well as in international arbitration proceedings. Our admiralty and maritime law attorneys are well-versed in the complexities of U.S. federal maritime law and regularly handle cases involving accidents, injuries, and/or sexual assaults that occur onboard vessels at sea and/or ashore on land as part of a maritime activity, which can include snorkeling, parasailing, jet-skiing and/or boating. From pre-suit investigations and negotiations through trial and, if necessary, through the appeals process, we will work aggressively on your behalf to obtain the best results possible. Our admiralty and maritime attorneys represent clients in a wide range of matters, including claims involving the following:

  • Maritime personal injury and wrongful death
  • The Death on the Highs Seas Act (“DOSHSA”)
  • The Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act
  • Jones Act negligence
  • Unseaworthiness
  • Maintenance and cure
  • Failure to evacuate
  • Medical malpractice
  • Sexual assault
  • Marine contracts, including contracts for the sale, purchase, repair and/or maintenance of a vessel
  • Vessel arrests
  • Salvage
  • Limitations of liability
  • Collisions and allisions
  • Property damage to vessels