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Maritime workers face difficult, dangerous and often unforgiving job responsibilities. As with any other job, employers in these situations have a duty to ensure their workers are protected and treated fairly. A crew rights attorney can help you understand your...

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There is interplay between the materials that are acceptable to use on a ship as opposed to what would really be safe in the conditions passengers will encounter on board a ship. It isn't always the same thing. For example, teak wood can become...

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Maritime Law Attorney

Admiralty Law Attorney

Admiralty and maritime law is an area of law that specifically deals with matters that have a connection to navigable waters, be it an ocean, lake or river. Whether the issue is an accident producing injury, a sexual assault or employee injury due to overwork, equipment failure or mistreatment, a knowledgeable, aggressive and caring lawyer can help.

Since 1998, maritime law attorney Paul M. Hoffman has focused the attention of his practice on helping people who have been injured or victimized while a passenger or crew member on cruise ships, boats or yachts. The laws surrounding these issues can be complex and frustrating to navigate without the help of a skilled law firm behind you.

We provide legal advice and representation to clients all across the nation who have been injured while on a cruise ship as a passenger or crew member. To learn more about our practice, we invite you to visit the pages on our website.

While this list reflects the types of cases we most frequently handle, we have experience in other areas. If you do not see your specific situation mentioned on this site, we still encourage you to contact our firm. If our firm cannot directly help you, we will provide a list of trusted referrals.

Hoffman Law Firm — Helping Clients Nationwide

If you have questions regarding admiralty and maritime law, contact the Hoffman Law Firm at 954-707-5040 or complete the contact form on this website. We offer a free consultation, and services in English or Spanish.