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Florida Maritime Injury Attorney

Surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean to the East and the Gulf of Mexico to West, Florida is a premier destination for water enthusiasts. From recreational boating, fishing and diving to disembarking on a cruise vacation, people across the U.S. and around the globe flock to Florida to take advantage of an endless range of water-based activities.

In addition to its recreational offerings, Florida also serves as a hub for the maritime industry. Maritime activities account for approximately 13 percent of the state’s gross domestic product, with cargo and cruise activities at Florida’s public seaports contributing over $117 billion in economic value to the state’s economy. Seaports across the state create close to 900,000 jobs directly and indirectly, and maritime industry activities contribute more than $4 billion in state and local taxes.

With so many commercial and recreational activities taking place on the ocean, as well as lakes, rivers and other waterways, maritime and other water-based accidents are a far too common occurrence in Florida. These types of unfortunate events can result in serious bodily harm. Many victims suffer long-term injuries requiring extensive high-cost medical care, and in the worst-case scenarios, a wrongful death can occur.

Representing Florida Maritime Accident Victims

The Florida maritime lawyers at Brais Law Firm have vast experience handling boating, cruise ship and other maritime accident claims. We represent people who have been injured in all types of accidents occurring in and around Florida’s ports, harbors and navigable waters, including the following areas:

Whether you have suffered a personal injury on a cruise ship, been the victim of sexual assault or rape, or were involved in a Jet Ski, powerboat or other watercraft collision, our firm’s maritime lawyers are prepared to handle your claim from start to finish. Our lawyers also routinely represent Jones Act seamen, crew members, dock and harbor workers and other maritime employees who are injured aboard cruise ships, ferries, tugs and barges, tankers and other vessels.

Accident and injury cases involving cruise ships, boats and other vessels or employment in the maritime industry require an attorney with specialized legal knowledge and expertise. These claims typically fall within a unique and often obscure body of federal and state laws and regulations known as admiralty and maritime law. The lawyers at Brais Law Firm have extensive experience handling these types of cases and Attorney Keith Brais is board certified by the Florida Bar as an expert in the field of admiralty and maritime law.

Injured at a Port, Harbor or on the Water in Florida? Discuss Your Case With a Florida Maritime Injury Attorney

If your or someone you love has been injured in a boating, cruise ship, diving, or maritime employment accident, we encourage you to contact Brais Law Firm today. Our lawyers offer free case evaluations to people who have been injured while on the water and/or at Florida’s ports and harbors. To schedule a consultation, call us today at 800-499-0551 or complete our online contact form.

Client Reviews
After my accident I contacted them right away. I was able to see them the same day and was kept in contact throughout the process. Everyone in the office was very accommodating, polite and professional. I highly recommend Brais Law and think very highly of their lead attorneys. They helped me WIN my case, and I am forever grateful. They went above and beyond to assist me. Thank you all so very much. H.S.
The entire law firm of Brais Law were extremely helpful in handling my snorkeling accident. The firm takes customer service to a new level, not only being readily available, but courteous, respectful, sympathetic, and empathetic. The firm, especially Keith and Karla, were always quick to return calls, offer updates, and provide guidance and information. There is no comparison when it comes to firms. If you need legal advice or representation, especially concerning maritime events, contact Keith and his crew first and save yourself a lot of time and heartache! J.C.
I was looking to refer a client injured on a cruise ship and had the pleasure of speaking to Keith. Keith was extremely helpful and he took time out of his day to provide some guidance. If you're looking for a Admiralty & Maritime /Personal Injury Lawyer in Florida, I would highly recommend Brais Law Firm! T.C.