Miami Wrongful Death Lawyer

Seeking Justice for Your Family

If you have lost a loved one due to another party's negligence, you probably have many questions. We understand that this is a terrible time and that you want answers. We also know that you may be facing medical bills and loss of income. This is the time to get help from an experienced maritime and admiralty injury lawyer.

Michael C. Black, P.A. has been handling maritime and admiralty wrongful death cases for more than three decades. Our attorney will treat your family with compassion and respect as we work to get the compensation to which you are entitled. Please call our Miami office at (305) 964-8792. Your consultation is free.

Florida Death on the High Seas Act (DOHSA) Attorney

Our lawyer provides representation to the families of cruise ship passengers, seamen and harbor and longshore workers. Filing a wrongful death claim against a cruise operator requires a detailed knowledge of maritime law and experience with the restrictions commonly included in cruise contracts.

The Death on the High Seas Act (DOHSA) gives families the right to recover damages for wrongful death caused by negligence or the unseaworthiness of a vessel while in international waters. The Florida Wrongful Death Act also allows the families of anyone killed by another's negligence to sue for damages, including those who died while in Florida state territorial waters.

Helping You Move Forward

Under maritime law, families of deceased seamen have three years to file a wrongful death suit. However, it is usually a good idea to contact a wrongful death attorney as soon as you can. It is easier to conduct an investigation and gather evidence if less time has passed.

We help families who have lost loved ones due to nearly any type of accident or negligence, including:

We Are Ready to Listen

Our Miami maritime attorney understands the seriousness of your situation and we want to help. For a free consultation, please call us at (305) 964-8792 or contact our law firm by e-mail. We represent people from Florida, throughout the United States and foreign countries.