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Currently Representing
Injury and Accident Victims
in Maritime Claims Against:

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

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Award-Winning Cruise Ship and Maritime Lawyers

Lipcon, Margulies, Alsina & Winkleman, P.A. is a preeminent maritime and admiralty law firm with an international reputation for integrity, compassion and excellence. Our legal team has nearly 100 years of  practice serving clients who have been injured on cruise ships or in other ocean-realted activities. We also handle matters involving personal injury, wrongful death, aviation disasters, automobile accidents, commercial torts, and class actions. Founded in 1971, our team is comprised of nine full-time attorneys and a complete support staff.

Our cruise ship lawyers have received the highest forms of recognition in the industry. We have been named as Super Lawyers and the “Top Law Firm Protecting Seafarer Rights” by industry leaders. We have also been chosen among America’s Best Lawyers and are members of the Million Dollar Associates Forum, the Multi-Million Dollar Associates Forum and the American Association for Justice. Our attorneys have been recognized by Superlawyers and Florida Trend’s Legal Elite, and are among the highest rated lawyers practicing in ocean law on

Serving Clients Worldwide in Matters Related to the Sea

Our attorneys focus on maritime and admiralty personal injury claims against cruise lines and other ship owners. Generally, our clients are passengers, masters or crew members from a dynamic range of commercial vessels. We also represent private party plaintiffs injured in smaller vessel incidents.

We represent passengers and crew injured or assaulted on supertankers, cruise ships, tugs, pilot boats, motorboats, sailboats, personal watercraft, kayaks and any other type of vessel. The scope of our representation includes people injured aboard any kind of vessel capable of navigation on the water and subject to the rules of marine navigation. While we are based in Florida, we represent passengers and crew injured on boats and vessels worldwide.

We also advise seafarers unions, cruise line employees, and seafarers in general with respect to their rights to medical treatment, employment rights and wages under maritime law. We are highly experienced in handling seamen’s rights, “maintenance and cure” issues, and cases involving the Jones Act and other legal areas encompassed by the laws of the sea.

Practicing in Personal Injury & Cruise Ship Rape Cases

In addition to admiralty and maritime matters, our legal team also handles matters involving personal injury, wrongful death, airplane accidents, automobile accidents, commercial torts and civil class action lawsuits.Our personal injury practice includes catastrophic injuries, traumatic brain injuries, impaired vision, blindness, paralysis and spinal cord injuries.

We also routinely represent sexual assault, rape and statutory rape cases that happen on the sea.

We regularly represent both minors and adults who have been sexually assaulted aboard cruise ships by either crew or other passengers. Additionally, we are at the forefront of overboard accidents and cruise ship negligence cases, including cases involving the overservice of alcohol to cruise ship passengers.

Don’t Delay – Let Our Team Assist

While our offices are located in Florida, we represent passengers and crew injured anywhere in the world. Our law firm serves international clientele from countries spanning the globe, including North America, Central America, South America, Europe, Africa, Asia and the Middle East. We have made appearances in courtrooms worldwide and are equipped to assist clients who speak any language.

Lipcon, Margulies, Alsina & Winkleman, P.A. helps clients recover compensation for any type of boating accident or cruise line harassment, rape, or assault case occurring on vessels worldwide. If you have been injured on the sea and would like to speak to a member of our team, please contact us by phone or through our contact form. An experienced legal representative will review your case and outline your options.

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  • Lipcon, Margulies, Alsina & Winkleman

    I highly recommend the law firm of LMAW, P.A. and each of the individual lawyers working with that firm to anyone with a personal injury or a maritime related case. The attorneys are very experienced, talented and thorough.

    - Bill Skye

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