Maritime and Admiralty Law
The maritime law practitioners at Scarinci Hollenbeck have practiced within the field for several decades. They have extensive experience in admiralty and maritime issues, with a particular emphasis on maritime personal injury, property damage, cargo and boating accident claims.
Areas of Service
Scarinci Hollenbeck represents plaintiffs and defendants in these matters, including international and domestic vessel owners and operators, recreational boaters, passengers, seamen, barge workers, harbor pilots and commercial fishermen. They have represented the interests of various British and American insurers, the protection and indemnity clubs (P&I clubs), and are retained on a regular basis by a number of cruise lines in connection with a variety of personal injury and contract claims. They also have a long-standing relationship with the pilots federally licensed to operate in New York harbor and have successfully represented harbor pilots in New Jersey state courts and in federal courts in the New York/New Jersey area.
People who have suffered a serious injury onboard a cruise ship need to understand that there are strict jurisdictional and time limits for their claims. Generally, cruise passenger ticket have time limitations for giving notice of a potential claim and filing of a lawsuit. The lawyers at Scarinci Hollenbeck understand these unique aspects of maritime law and can take action to preserve your ability to claim compensation.
The firm’s experience with maritime law includes: