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Local: (305) 358-0000
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Robert L. Gardana, P.A.

Cruise Ship Injury Attorney in Miami, FL

MIAMI is the cruise ship capital of the WORLD. Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines, Celebrity Cruise Lines, Carnival Corporation and Norwegian Cruise Lines make Miami Florida their worldwide headquarters. If you have or a family member suffered an injury on a cruise or shore excursion, the “cruise ticket” or “passenger contract” mandates that the lawsuit is brought in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida, in Miami, Florida. Moreover, written notice of your injury claim must be delivered appropriately within six months of the injury or death and suit must be filed within one year.

Regrettably, far too often, passengers taking what they expect to be a cruise of their lifetime are seriously injured and need the assistance of a highly skilled maritime attorney to litigate their injury claims against a cruise line. Captain Gardana is a skilled litigator, USCG Licensed Master Mariner and Proctor in Admiralty. His specialized knowledge, skill, and experience navigating cruise related accident cases, 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, provides exceptional representation in cruise-related injury and death cases occurring anywhere in the world.

Robert L. Gardana P.A. has handled cruise injury, excursion, and Death on the High Seas cases over the past 40 years. He is board certified by the Florida Bar and litigates cruise injury cases in Federal Court on a daily basis. His expertise and practice areas includes both passenger and crew injury and death claims caused by the negligence of cruise lines, including falls overboard, assaults, slip and falls, negligent security, a passenger on passenger assaults, the crew on passenger assaults, assaults with serious physical injury, sexual assault, over-service of alcoholic beverages, medical negligence, excursion related 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, which cruise ship, cruise line, or excursion you were participating in, or where you reside, our firm is standing ready to represent you. We provide an absolutely free consultation to help you and your family determine the best course of action.
Please understand that it is imperative that you take immediate legal steps, in a timely manner, or your claim may be forever barred.

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. 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 us

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.

The hiring of an attorney is an important decision that should not be based solely upon advertisements.
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Robert L. Gardana, P.A. is a Chapter author on Maritime Security Law (Chapter 18) of the book Florida Maritime Law and Practice .

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