Lipcon, Margulies, Alsina & Winkleman, P.A. is a preeminent maritime and admiralty law firm with an international reputation for integrity, compassion and excellence. Our maritime lawyers combine close to 100 years of maritime and admiralty law practice to serve clients who have been injured on cruise ships or other vessels. Founded in 1971, our team is comprised of eight full-time maritime lawyers and a complete support staff.
AWARDS & RECOGNITION: Our firm has received the highest forms of recognition in the industry. We have been named as Super Lawyers and the “Top Law Firm Protecting Seafarer Rights” by industry leaders. We have also been named as One of America's Best Lawyers and are members of the Million Dollar Associates Forum, the Multi-Million Dollar Associates Forum and the American Association for Justice. Our lawyers have been recognized by SuperLawyers and Florida Trend’s Legal Elite, and are among the highest rated maritime lawyers on Avvo.com.
CRUISE SHIP RAPE & SEXUAL ASSAULT: We also routinely represent cruise ship sexual assault, rape and statutory rape cruise ship cases. We regularly represent both minors and adults who have been sexually assaulted aboard cruise ships by either crew or other passengers. Additionally, our attorneys are at the forefront of overboard accidents and cruise ship negligence cases, including cases involving the over-service of alcohol to cruise ship passengers.
FEATURED ON NATIONAL TELEVISION MORE THAN 50 TIMES: Lipcon, Margulies, Alsina & Winkleman, P.A., has been featured on over 50 nationally broadcasted television programs covering cruise ships disasters, cruise ship rape and sexual assaults as well as other cruise ship crimes. When major media outlets seek a cruise accident lawyer or cruise ship sexual assault attorney to interview as an analyst, they frequently rely upon our firm. We have been on the go-to list for a number of major news programs including: CNN, Fox News, NBC, CBS, ABC, Court TV, and more.
ABILITY TO HANDLE MATTERS WORLDWIDE: While our offices are located in Florida, we represent passengers and crew injured anywhere in the world. Our maritime law firm serves international clientele from countries spanning the globe, including North America, Central America, South America, Europe, Africa, Asia and the Middle East. We have made appearances in courtrooms worldwide and are equipped to assist clients who speak any language.
TYPES OF CASES:
• Admiralty & Maritime
• Cruise Ship Accidents & Claims
• Cruise Ship Sexual Assault
• Cruise Passenger Disappearances
• Seaman's Claims
• Offshore Accidents & Injuries
• Jones Act
• Shore Excursions
• Boating Accidents
• Parasailing Accidents
• Jet Ski Accidents
• Limitation of Liability
• Personal Injury & Wrongful Death
• Catastrophic Injuries
• Limb Loss & Amputations
• Impaired Vision & Blindness
• Traumatic Brain Injuries
• Burn & Scald Injuries
• Paralysis & Spinal Cord Injuries
Our attorneys focus on maritime and admiralty personal injury claims against cruise lines and other ship owners. Generally, our clients are passengers, masters or crew members from a dynamic range of commercial vessels. We also represent private party plaintiffs injured in smaller vessel incidents.
We represent passengers and crew injured or assaulted on supertankers, cruise ships, tugs, pilot boats, motorboats, sailboats, personal watercraft, kayaks and any other type of vessel. The scope of our representation includes people injured aboard any kind of vessel capable of navigation on the water and subject to the rules of marine navigation. While we are based in Florida, we represent passengers and crew injured on boats and vessels worldwide.
Our maritime law firm also advises seafarers unions, cruise line employees, and seafarers in general with respect to their rights to medical treatment, employment rights and wages under maritime law. We are highly experienced in handling seamen’s rights, “maintenance and cure” issues, and cases involving the Jones Act and other legal areas encompassed by admiralty and maritime laws.