Admiralty and Maritime Law – Cruise Ship Injury and Death – Over 35 years experience.
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Robert L. Gardana – Board Certified in Admiralty and Maritime Law and licensed USCG Master (Captain), specializes in cases involving passenger and crew member injuries and death.
As devistating as an injury aboard a cruise ship can be, the death of a family member while a passenger or crew member raises many maritime legal issues. In such cases, depending on where the injury giving rise to the death occurred, whether on international waters, or state waters, certain long standing maritime laws can apply, such as the maritime statute of limitations, the notice requirements under your passenger cruise ticket, the forum selection clause, Death on the Highs Seas Act, or should a death occur on state waters, even the States’ Wrongful Death Statutes.
Navigating these issues requires the skill, knowledge, and experience of a maritime lawyer. Robert L Gardana, P.A. brings to your case, the untiring dedication of a highly skilled maritime attorney and captain. As a licensed Merchant Mariner, with a USCG issued Master’s Liscense, Captain Robert L. Gardana, provides you with the highest level of skill. Captain Gardana’s experience on the water has been historically advantageous to our clients in many types of accidents involving uniquely maritime occurrences, to such an extent that many of our cases are referred by other non maritime lawyers who may be untrained or unfamiliar with the intricacies involved in handling cruise ship injury and death cases.
Regrettably, cruise injuries with life altering affect occur on cruise ships everyday. As a result, they are now confronted with not only economic damages for medical and surgical expenses and loss of income, but pain and suffering, disfigurement, mental anguish, and disability. When an injury producing incident occurs on a cruise ship or shore excursion, the maritime legal process can be daunting and requires the skill and experience of a board certified maritime attorney in order to navigate through the myriad of complicated legal issues surrounding this type of case.
If you have been injured or a family member or loved one has suffered an injury or death, Robert L. Gardana, P.A. provides unparalleled and zealous representation on your behalf. Many passengers, who have been injuried, on a cruise ship are suffering from the effect of their injuries for the rest of their lives from what they believed would be the cruise of a lifetime. Even if your injury occured in a remote area of the world either on a cruise ship or during a shore excursion, you must take prompt and decisive action to protect your rights. The passenger cruise ticket contains notice requirements, strict limitations of the time to file suit, and provisions on whether the dispute is to be litigated in a specific forum or arbitrated. Our firm often associates with both non maritime and maritime attorneys world wide to handle cruise injury cases.
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Robert L. Gardana, P.A. draws on more than 35 years of experience in admiralty and maritime law and years of experience as a licensed mariner to provide high quality legal representation. If you have a cruise related injury, or your family member suffered a death during a cruise or as a crew member, trust your case to a board-certified legal specialist.
Call Robert L. Gardana, P.A. to schedule a free consultation at 305-358-0000 or contact me online.