Houston, TX asked in Admiralty / Maritime for Texas

Q: What are the key differences between maritime law and regular personal injury law? Can't I just hire a regular personal

attorney if I'm hurt while at sea?

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Nicholas I. Gerson
Nicholas I. Gerson
  • Maritime Law Lawyer
  • Miami, FL

A: The answer to your question is probably not. In maritime law cases, such as cruise ship accidents and injuries many cruise lines require claims brought in certain jurisdictions like federal court in Miami Florida. Maritime law also is a complete different body of law as opposed to state law. You need a lawyer who specializes in that area.

If you have any questions, you can email my office about your case at info@gslawusa.com with more specifics about your case. My firm specializes in maritime law. Gerson and Schwartz PA. www.injuryattorneyfla.com. You can call us at 1-877475-2905.

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