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Maritime Law

Maritime Law Maritime Law: Representing Those Injured at Sea

The Pollack Law Firm, represents passengers and crew members that have been injured on boats, cruise ships, personal watercraft, and other vessels within the Miami area. We are also available to represent longshoremen and harbor workers who have been injured on the job.

Our maritime law practice includes representing clients injured in:

Investigating Negligence

Our Miami firm has extensive experience handling cases involving the Jones Act, the Death on the High Seas Act, and other maritime laws. Cases involving injuries at sea are legally different from land-based injury claims, and often have different time limits and filing requirements. As a result, it is important for clients to hire an attorney who has a comprehensive knowledge of maritime law. The depth of David H. Pollack's knowledge and experience in maritime litigation and appeals is a tremendous benefit to our maritime injury clients.

Our attorneys pursue financial compensation for damages suffered by people whose injuries were caused by the negligence of a ship owner, operator or manufacturer. We have extensive experience litigating against Carnival Corporation, Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines, Norwegian Cruise Lines, and other major cruise lines in state and federal court.

Precedent-Setting Maritime Law Cases

Mr. Pollack began his career practicing in the area of maritime appeals. His precedent-setting maritime cases include:

  • Flores v. Carnival Corp., which held that tips should be included when calculating a seaman's unearned wages.
  • Rand v. Hatch , holding that pre-suit screening requirements of Florida's medical malpractice statute do not apply to claims against shipboard physicians.

Our lawyers represent clients from throughout the state and across the country who need legal representation in Florida, where many major cruise lines and maritime firms are headquartered.

If you have been hurt in any type of accident at sea, you can rely on the The Pollack Law Firm for exceptional representation and personal client service. To discuss your case, contact our Miami law office today.

Client Reviews
We had the misfortune of being sued for fraud on the sale of a business. David Pollack navigated our defense expertly, professionally and with just the right amount of passion. Our case went all the way to trial and we truly believe we would not have won our case if not for David's tireless defense strategies and flawless execution. Sophie L.
I was up against a huge corporation and David Pollack and his team fought for me every step of the way to a very successful resolution. David was honest and straightforward in every way and I am forever grateful to the entire firm for their professionalism, tireless work and the compassion they showed me during a very stressful and difficult journey. I have no reservations in recommending David Pollack and his amazing team! JJ KB
Mr. Pollack's approach to handling the legal issues in my case, his preparedness for every hearing and deposition, coupled with the professionalism of his office staff render him a top notch lawyer in my experience. I have and will continue to recommend him. Suzanne F.
Mr. Pollack and his staff helped me through every phase of the process. My emails and phone calls were always returned in a timely fashion. I could not have been more satisfied with the result. David N.
Very professional lawyers, specialized and with extensive knowledge in the areas they practice; excellent strategists in the area of ​​litigation and highly responsible and considerate towards clients. Elias B.