Maritime and Admiralty
Mintzer Sarowitz Zeris Ledva & Meyers, LLP provides legal counsel in all areas of maritime and admiralty law. We represent commercial clients, cruise lines, and vessel operating common carriers and offer a wide-range of litigation services from pre-suit through trial and appeals.
MSZL&M lawyers are well versed in the full range of maritime law including:
- Various Passenger Claims
- Various Crew Claims
- Jones Act claims
- Sexual Assault claims
- Alcohol related claims
- Personal Injury claims
- Vessel fitness claims
Our attorneys have decades of collective experience defending common carriers, cruise lines and vessel owners against personal injury, wrongful death, Jones Act and crew claims. We understand the unique roles and responsibilities common carriers, cruise lines and vessel owners have during various voyages at sea and work directly with them to formulate the right strategies for their case. Our legal team has also developed strong relationships with experts and consultants across the cruising industry who can provide the specialized knowledge and expertise needed to support our clients’ positions.
When a client is involved in a personal injury claim, we take quick, decisive action to investigate and develop a full understanding of the case. Our maritime lawyers carefully review reports and other documents, identifying and analyzing key issues in the case. We focus on the early resolution of claims and are often we are able to bring these matters to conclusion through settlement negotiations, mediation and arbitration.