Accepting Attorney Referrals In Maritime And Admiralty Law
John W. Merting has more than 40 years of experience in admiralty and maritime law. A large part of his practice comes from referrals from doctors who know of his practice and lawyers needing his expertise. John Merting has been Board-Certified in Admiralty and Maritime Law for many years, and was the first lawyer to gain this certification in North Florida.
Mr. Merting, through his more than 40 years of professional experience and his active memberships in numerous professional organizations, has developed an extensive network of attorneys at prominent firms nationwide and overseas who are available as co-counsel to assist in the prosecution of claims. Mr. Merting headed the annual maritime seminar hosted by the Southeastern Admiralty Law Institute, and is only the second plaintiffs' lawyer in its 40-year history to be elected Chairman of this organization of some 700 maritime lawyers. He was invited to join the Academy of Trial Advocacy (formerly known as the Academy of Catastrophic Injury Attorneys), an organization of less than 300 lawyers in the entire United States, and only nine members in Florida. Mr. Merting has published and presented papers at the American Association of Justice Annual Convention in Toronto, Canada, the Tulane Admiralty Law Institute, and on numerous occasions to the Southeastern Admiralty Law Institute.
Mr. Merting's practice encompasses:
- Admiralty and maritime law
- Brain injuries
- Career-ending injuries
- Catastrophic injuries
- Jones Act/unseaworthiness claims
- Recreational boating/diving injuries
- Workers' compensation
- Wrongful death
- 18-wheeler accidents
Contact the Law Offices of John W. Merting, P.A., to speak with Mr. Merting. We are located in Gulf Breeze, Florida, and represent clients nationwide and throughout the world who have been injured at sea. Our Gulf Breeze area law firm serves mariners throughout the Gulf Coast in Florida, Alabama, Louisiana, Texas, the Mississippi River, and the Intracoastal Waterway.