Wrongful Death On Land And Sea

Few things in life are more tragic than losing a loved one. It can be especially devastating. However, if a loved one was lost because of someone else's negligence, the last thing you should worry about is money. Attorney John Merting has over 40 years of experience helping families who have lost loved ones obtain full and fair compensation for their losses.

At the Law Offices of John W. Merting, P.A., we understand that you don't want to talk to a lawyer at such a difficult time, much less worry about how to pay for one. We will perform all of our work on contingency — meaning we do not charge you anything unless we recover a settlement or jury award. Contact us today to schedule a free consultation and discover how we can help your family.

Experienced With Cases Involving Fatal Accidents On The High Seas

Attorney John W. Merting is the first lawyer in  North Florida to be Board-Certified in Admiralty and Maritime Law by The Florida Bar. For more than four decades, he has focused his practice almost exclusively on admiralty and maritime law, including catastrophic injuries and fatal accidents on navigable waters.

Attorney Merting has extensive experience helping families who have lost loved ones make claims under the Death on the High Seas Act and other appropriate laws, depending upon where the accident occurred and other factors. He seeks to obtain fair compensation for all of your family's losses, including:

  • Lost wages and financial support
  • Final medical bills associated with the accident
  • Funeral costs
  • Pain, suffering and loss of companionship

Close, Personal Service

John Merting has received recognition and honors for his decades of work as a Florida wrongful death lawyer. Throughout his career, he has always dealt with each client personally — never handing them off to assistants or paralegals. He firmly believes that victims of personal injury or wrongful death deserve one-on-one service from a compassionate and experienced lawyer.

Mr. Merting has over 40 years of experience working with other attorneys and doctors, and accepts attorney referrals for personal injury and wrongful death cases.

Schedule A Free Consultation

Contact us today to schedule a free consultation. From law offices near Gulf Breeze, Florida, Mr. Merting represents clients nationwide and worldwide who have lost loved ones in fatal accidents on the sea.