Robert L. Gardana, Esq., “BOATLAWYER” Board Certified Admiralty and Maritime Lawyer and Licensed Captain with over 35 years experience.
Captain Gardana specializes in admiralty and maritime law. His firm handles cruise injury and Death on the High Seas cases. His expertise and practice areas include passenger and crew injury and death suffered by the negligence of cruise lines, including falls overboard, slip and falls, negligent security, including passenger on passenger assaults, crew on passenger assaults, assaults with serious physical injury, sexual assault, over service of alcoholic beverages, medical negligence, excursion injuries, injuries caused by cruise concessionaires, bunk related injuries, gangway and ramp injuries, stairway and tendering accidents. Regardless of where in the world your injury occurred or where you reside, our firm can provide a free consultation to provide the help necessary for you and your family to determine the best course of action to obtain a remedy against the cruise line responsible for your injuries.
Injuries aboard cruise ships require the specialized knowledge of a skilled maritime attorney. Following an accident aboard a cruise ship or during a shore excursion, injury or tragic death requires the immediate action of a skilled maritime attorney. The most important decision you may have to make, under these circumstances, is who to retain as counsel.
Often, individuals, taking what they expected to be the cruise of a lifetime, are sometimes catastrophically injured and need the assistance of a highly skilled maritime attorney. Captain Gardana is an avid cruiser and licensed Master. He has the knowledge, skill, and experience to navigate through the pitfalls which often confront cruise related accidents. With his highly specialized legal skills, training, and experience, as a Florida Bar Board Certified attorney in Admiralty and Maritime Law, licensed USCG Master, Proctor in Admiralty with the Maritime Law Association of the United States, Past Chair of the Florida Bar Admiralty Law Committee, and Chair of the American Bar Admiralty & Maritime Law Committee, Captain Gardana, provides exceptional representation in cruise-related injury and death cases occurring anywhere in the World.
Robert L. Gardana, P.A., located in Miami, Florida, home to the largest passenger port in the world, is available to handle cases against cruise lines for injuries, death, missing persons, rape, assault and excursion related injuries or death.
Should you suffer an injury while on a cruise or cruise excursion, as an injured passenger, it is critical that you comply with your passenger ticket provisions relating to the “time limitations” within which to bring claims and suits, as well as the “forum selection clause” which requires suit be filed in a particular geographic jurisdiction, such as Miami, Florida, or another named specific location.
For a complimentary consultation and assistance in regard to the place you, as a victim of a cruise injury, are required to file suit and the time within which the claim/suit must be filed, as well as whether you must file in State or Federal Court, please call 305.358.0000 or e-mail Robert L. Gardana, P. A.
In order to preserve your claim, please act promptly, as notice of your injury must be reported, in writing, within six (6) months of your accident and suit must be filed in the designated forum within 12 months.
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The Admiralty and Maritime Committee has been on the front lines of legislative issues impacting the maritime industry and has been regularly called upon to evaluate requests for the ABA to submit amicus briefs to the U.S. Supreme Court on cases involving admiralty issues. TIPS is unique within the ABA and the legal community because of its focus on promoting education in Admiralty and Maritime Law, through the promotion of national and regional CLE seminars designed to afford plaintiffs, defense, corporate and in-house counsel the latest decisions on maritime issues confronting the admiralty law profession.
Learn more about the ABA-TIPS, Admiralty and Maritime Law Committee by visiting their website.