Get The Attention And Knowledge You Need When Injured On An Excursion Or Charter Boat

Passengers on cruise lines, recreational boats, excursion lines and ferry boats entrust their safety to crew members and boat owners. But lack of maintenance on vessels or poor training can quickly lead to serious or even fatal accidents.

If you or your loved one is the victim of a serious boating accident, seek medical and legal help immediately. Also, get witnesses' names and contact information and take photos of the accident site. At the Law Offices of John W. Merting, P.A., in Gulf Breeze, Florida, we have experience holding negligent parties responsible and obtaining maximum compensation for accident victims. Led by John Merting, our law firm has more than 40 years' experience with a stellar reputation in Florida, the country and around the world. We protect your interests in personal injury or wrongful death claims under either state law or federal maritime law. For a free consultation, call us now at 866-416-4412.

Many Causes For Cruise Ship Injuries

An injury on a cruise ship can be serious. That's why you need an effective attorney. Mr. Merting is attentive, client-focused, understanding and driven to get the results you need. Our legal team carefully reviews evidence to develop a clear understanding of what led to the accident. Through the decades, we have seen injury cases caused by:

  • Equipment failures
  • Overcrowded boats
  • Poorly trained crew members
  • Lack of supervision or safety precautions
  • Negligence
  • Inadequate security leading to assaults on cruise ships

Mr. Merting understands the complex jurisdictional requirements when making claims for cruise ship passenger injuries, as well as the laws relating to liability for accidents on yachts, recreational boats and other passenger vessels. Whether you are a victim of a slip-and-fall accident on a wet deck or a diving accident, we will help you obtain fair compensation for your hospital bills, future rehabilitation or surgery costs, lost wages, pain, and suffering, as well as any punitive damages. If a settlement is not achievable, Mr. Merting is an effective trial lawyer who will defend your interests in court.

File Immediately; Get Effective Results

If you have suffered a serious personal injury as a passenger on a boat, cruise ship or sailing vessel, seek legal help immediately. For claims against cruise ships, written notice is required within 6 months, and you must file your lawsuit within 1 year of your accident or lose your right to seek compensation. The Law Offices of John W. Merting, P.A., of Gulf Breeze, Florida, has more than 40 years of legal experience. For a free initial consultation, contact us today at 866-416-4412.