Currently Representing
Injury and Accident Victims
in Maritime Claims Against:

  • Carnival Cruise Ships
  • Royal Caribbean Cruise Ships
  • Celebrity Cruise Lines
  • Norwegian Cruise Ships
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  • Costa Cruise Ships
  • Holland America Ships

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Our Maritime Lawyer, Michael Winkleman, Exposes Cruise Industry Secrets on Today Show

April 6, 2015

This past Friday, LMAW maritime attorney Michael Winkleman appeared on the Today show to discuss the recent near-drowning of our client, a 4-year-old boy from Italy on Royal Caribbean’s Oasis of the Seas ship, along with another controversial issue regarding the cruise industry as a whole: the fact that the majority of cruise lines don’t hire trained lifeguards. Although the... Read Article

11th Circ. Told Cost-Splitting Sinks Seaman Arbitration Clause

March 31, 2015

By Nathan Hale Law360, Miami (March 27, 2015, 8:18 PM ET) — A former seaman for Celebration Cruise Operator Inc. presented the Eleventh Circuit with an issue of first impression Friday, arguing that an order compelling foreign arbitration of a worker injury dispute should be reversed because of a clause requiring him to share costs. The appeals court said it... Read Article

11 reasons you should never, ever take a cruise

February 17, 2015

DANGERS AT SEA It’s the dead of winter, and there’s no better time for a refreshing and relaxing cruise. Let the kids enjoy rock climbing, surfing, zip lining, ice skating and swimming while you savor crisp blue skies, warm sea mists and wine coolers on your balcony as you cuddle together and scan the whitecaps for a glimpse of an... Read Article

Charles R. Lipcon Featured in the Daily Business Review

February 4, 2015

This week, our firm’s maritime lawyer, Charles R. Lipcon, has been featured in the Daily Business Review. This article discusses a recent fire on an Oceania cruise ship and the steps to prepare yourself for a similar situation. Please see below for the full article. Cruise Ship Fire Highlights Need to Revisit Safety Issues The recent tragedy onboard an Oceania... Read Article

Charles R. Lipcon Named to Best Lawyers in America for 2015

December 10, 2014

We are proud to announce that our maritime lawyer Charles R. Lipcon has been named to Best Lawyers in America for 2015 by Best Lawyers, the oldest and most trusted legal peer review guide in the world. The legal professionals featured in the 2015 “Best Lawyers” list are among the top four percent of practicing attorneys in the United States.... Read Article

Jason Margulies and Michael Winkleman Named Florida Legal Elite Lawyers

June 24, 2014

We are proud to announce that two of our firm’s maritime lawyers, Jason R. Margulies  and Michael A. Winkleman have been selected as “Florida Legal Elite” Lawyers, a distinction recognizing the top attorneys of the state. This is Mr. Winkleman’s first and Mr. Margulies’ sixth consecutive selection since 2009. We are also proud to announce that Mr. Winkleman was chosen... Read Article

Charles Lipcon and Jason Margulies Recognized by Super Lawyers Magazine for Superior Legal Services

June 21, 2014

We are proud to announce that two of our firm’s maritime lawyers, Charles R. Lipcon and Jason R. Margulies, have been selected to receive the prestigious Super Lawyers distinction for their continued superior legal services in the field of maritime and admiralty law in the 2014 edition of the Super Lawyers publication, which rates outstanding attorneys across 70 different practice... Read Article

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  • Lipcon, Margulies, Alsina & Winkleman

    My experience with LMAW, P.A. was nothing but positive. I worked mostly with Mr. Winkleman with his wonderful staff. Mr. Winkleman is of the utmost integrity. His honesty, professionalism, and kindness is refreshing.

    - Nancy Jaworski Krsulic

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