A Well-Versed Maritime Attorney With Many Practice Areas
Boating Accidents Lawyer Serving Florida for Over 40 Years
Attorney John W. Merting is the first lawyer in all of North Florida to be Board-Certified in Admiralty and Maritime law by The Florida Bar. He has extensive experience protecting clients throughout Florida and worldwide who have been injured in maritime accidents.
Mr. Merting brings more than 40 years of experience in a variety of areas related to admiralty, maritime and personal injury law. Contact the Law Offices of John W. Merting, P.A., in Gulf Breeze, Florida, at 866-416-4412.
Admiralty And Maritime Law
Our law firm has extensive experience protecting passengers and employees suffering catastrophic or career-ending injuries, including traumatic brain injuries and spinal cord injuries in maritime accidents around the world. His more than 40 years of experience, and Board Certification in Admiralty and Maritime Law gives him the qualifications to handle cases involving:
- Seaman’s claims, including unseaworthiness claims under General Maritime Law and the Jones Act
- Oil rig accidents, including crew boats/supply boats and helicopter injuries
- Tugboat and barge accidents that may lead to serious injuries
- Shipyard, dock and pier accidents that can cause untold injuries
- Cruise ship accidents, including assaults that take place onboard
- Accidents on yachts and recreational boats, including personal watercraft and diving injuries
- Wrongful death claims triggered from workplace tragedies
Mr. Merting has represented a diverse group of clients who all have unique needs. He and his staff will put their years of experience to work for you and your family.
Mr. Merting handles workers’ compensation claims involving the maritime industry, including claims covered by the Longshore and HarborWorkers’ Act.
Our firm also represents clients throughout Florida who have been seriously injured in 18-wheeler accidents. In addition, Mr. Merting handles wrongful death claims for families who lost loved ones in 18-wheeler accidents.
Defective Drugs and Medical Devices
We accept cases where someone gets hurt using a defective medical device or prescription drugs. In Defective Drugs and Medical Devices cases, it’s important to have strong representation.
Our law firm focuses on legal malpractice, assisting clients whose original lawyers failed in their handling of maritime law claims. Legal malpractice claims must involve allegations that the attorney committed negligence or misconduct. .
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Led by attorney John W. Merting, the Law Offices of John W. Merting, P.A., is a maritime personal injury law firm with more than 40 years of experience. Located in Gulf Breeze, Florida, Mr. Merting serves clients nationwide and worldwide who have been injured at sea. For a free consultation, contact us online or at 866-416-4412.