Clients from across the globe have turned to the admiralty and maritime attorneys at Lipcon, Margulies & Winkleman, P.A. for help taking action after suffering harm at sea. Victims of some of history’s worst maritime accidents and cruise ship disasters have contacted us to get the help they needed to recover damages for their tremendous losses. Our firm prides itself on helping cruise ship passengers or crewmembers and all other maritime workers or pleasure cruisers and their families hold the defendant cruise line, vessel owner or shipping company accountable.  Simply put, if you’ve been hurt on a body of water, we are the firm to call.

Lipcon, Margulies & Winkleman, P.A. has repeatedly fought for stronger passenger protection laws and has provided information and data used by the United States Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee of the Senate, and we are proud to have helped ensure greater transparency in crime data reporting.  We’ve fought to protect the rights of crewmembers to ensure access to U.S. Courts.  And we took on all of the major cruise lines and worked towards forcing all cruise lines to have lifeguards at the pools that are held out as “family friendly.” Our attorneys are confident that our aggressive advocacy for cruise passengers and maritime workers has made a real difference in the lives of countless passengers and seamen aboard vessels traveling across the globe. You can read more here about our many successes, and contact our firm at any time to speak with a maritime attorney who will fight for you.

Our Results

Lipcon, Margulies & Winkleman, P.A. has recovered more than $175 million* for clients since 1971. While every case is different and recovery is based on the facts of each claim, our past cases show that we get real results for real clients. Learn more about the verdicts, settlements, and awards our firm has helped injured victims to obtain.

Work in Progress

Lipcon, Margulies & Winkleman, P.A. never stops fighting to make cruise passengers and maritime workers safer. Learn about our ongoing efforts to shape laws and ensure those who are at sea are informed of their rights. Protecting the rights of seamen and travelers is always a work in progress, as there is always more to be done.

Landmark Cases

Landmark cases are cases that establish new court precedents that shape the outcomes of litigation for all future plaintiffs and defendants. When attorneys represent clients in landmark cases, there is no existing law to draw from and the strength of an attorney’s legal arguments can shape not just the outcome of the case but all similar claims in the future. Learn more about landmark cases that Lipcon, Margulies & Winkleman, P.A. has brought before the court which successfully expanded the rights of people hurt at sea.

Companies Sued

Lipcon, Margulies & Winkleman, P.A. attorneys have stood up for the rights of injured victims harmed by some of the world’s largest cruise lines and shipping companies. Large organizations have strong legal defense teams and our attorneys have gone head-to-head with corporate behemoths to achieve successful results for clients. This list of companies we have successfully sued on behalf of clients shows that there is no company too large to hold accountable for causing harm.

Court Exhibits

Plaintiffs have the burden of proving eligibility for compensation after being hurt while working at sea or traveling on a cruise ship. Making a successful claim and meeting the burden of proof requires presenting evidence in an accessible, understandable and convincing way. Learn about our approach to court exhibits to see why Lipcon, Margulies & Winkleman, P.A. is so successful at convincing judges and juries to rule in our clients’ favor.

Contact Us

The attorneys at Lipcon, Margulies & Winkleman, P.A. treat every case as important. Whether you are a maritime worker who sustained an on-the-job injury, a cruise passenger harmed aboard a ship, or a family member of a person killed at sea, we will help you successfully use the legal system to assert your rights.  Contact us today to find out how our firm can bring our experience to your case to maximize the chances of a successful outcome.

* Disclaimer required by the Florida Bar: The numbers above are the gross recoveries, before deduction for attorneys’ fees and expenses. Most cases result in a lower recovery. It should not be assumed that your case will have as beneficial a result.