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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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Helpful Resources



Boating Safety Organizations

Fishing and Wildlife Commission
Boating accident statistics database, updated annually.

United States Coast Guard
The U.S. Coast Guard provides maritime safety, law enforcement, recreational boating safety, and environmental protection information for merchant mariners, recreational boaters, fishermen, shipbuilders and governments.

United States Coast Guard Office of Boating Safety
Learn how to prevent accidents, injuries, and fatalities while boating. Review safety tips, news, recalls, defects, and laws and regulations you should know.

National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB)- Marine
Independent Federal agency charged by Congress with investigating every significant accident in transportation, including marine, and issuing safety recommendations aimed at preventing future accidents.

National Safe Boating Council
A recognized leader in the promotion of recreational boating safety and education.

United States Power Squadrons
USPS is a non profit, educational organization dedicated to making boating safer and more enjoyable by teaching classes in seamanship, navigation and related subjects.

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Cruise Passenger Resources

Cruise S.O.S. Card
Free emergency information for cruise ship passengers. Don’t take a cruise without bringing along the free Cruise S.O.S. Card.

Cruise Junkie
The “Other” Information about the Cruise Industry

Cruise Ship Security
Learn important safety tips for staying safe on a cruise ship. Many crimes occur on cruise ships. Keep your family and yourself safe.

Injury Funds Now
If you have been seriously injured on a cruise or boat and are represented by an attorney, you may be eligible to receive a portion of your anticipated settlement or recovery now.

Better your Chances for a Safe Cruise Vacation
Things to Do to Avoid Being a Crime Victim

The Best Cruise Line Analysis
The Best Cruise Line presents a scientific comparison of cruise lines with cruise ships sailing into and out of United States ports.

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Cruise Rape & Sexual Assault Resources

Cruise Ship Rape & Sexual Assault Support Center (CSRSAC)
A forum dedicated to the female & male victims of cruise ship rape & sexual assault.

International Cruise Victims
International Cruise Victims Association (ICV) represents victims of crime on cruise ships, their families and friends, and individuals concerned about the problems of victimization and disappearances on cruise ships.

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Lawyer Associations & Courts

The Florida Bar

Florida Supreme Court

American Association For Justice (formerly ATLA)

Florida Justice Association (formerly AFTL)

Miami Dade Justice Association (formerly DCTLA)

Florida State Courts

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Maritime Lawyer News

Cruise Line Law Reporter
Case Summaries from Issues Important to Admiralty & Maritime Claims against Cruise Lines

Cruise Ship Law Blog
Blog dedicated to cruise ship passenger and crew safety, seafarer conditions, maritime law and all types of injuries at sea. Updated regularly by a maritime lawyer at Lipcon, Margulies, Alsina & Winkleman, P.A.

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Maritime Organizations

International Maritime Organization (IMO)
Dedicated to safe, secure and efficient shipping on oceans

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Ports – Marinas – Harbors

Port of Miami

Port of Miami Web Cam

American Association of Port Authorities

International Ports & Marinas

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Seafarer Unions & Other Resources

International Seafarers Association (ISA)
A non-profit organization dedicated to seafarer rights. Free anonymous membership.

Seafarer Rights in the United States when Involved in an Accident
Emergency guide in 8 languages.

Cruise ship crew members forum in Croatia

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Cruise Ship Law Blog
Blog dedicated to cruise passenger and crew safety, seafarer conditions, maritime law & all types of injuries at sea.

Safe Cruise Blog
Blog about incidents that have happened on cruise ships due to poor security and safety practices of cruise lines.

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  • Lipcon, Margulies, Alsina & Winkleman

    My experience with Michael Winkleman and his team started when I failed to find someone in my home country of Australia who could deal with my shipboard accident. I have been thrilled with the service and genuine care of his team.

    - Frances Woods

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Steps to Take if You are injured on a Ship

Injured while on a cruise ship? Learn what you should and shouldn’t do.

What Every Cruise Ship Passenger Needs to know

Although you are preparing for a vacation, you should be aware of cruising dangers.