South Florida attorney Michael D. Eriksen is Board Certified by the Florida Bar in both Admiralty & Maritime Law and Civil Trial Law, and prosecutes major lawsuits in Florida courts, including State, Federal and Miami Dade County, arising from severe injuries or deaths occurring during foreign or domestic travel.Non U.S. touching voyages are governed by the Athens Convention*
Areas of Concentration
include, but are not limited to:
- Cruise ship and recreational boating liability (accidents)
- Crew-member assault/on-board medical malpractice liability
- Overseas/resort/shore excursion liability
- Automobile/watercraft liability
- Product liability
Michael D. Eriksen has successfully handled over 150 significant cases of cruise line negligence and serious accidents, crewmember misconduct, international onboard medical malpractice and negligent alcohol disbursement.
Mr. Eriksen has 30 years of experience as a maritime injury trial lawyer. He has successfully handled over 150 significant cases of cruise line negligence and serious accidents, crewmember misconduct, international onboard medical malpractice and negligent alcohol disbursement.
He can also assist you with port of call liability cases, and obtain settlements in lawsuits involving vacation tour operators and charter boat captains. Mr. Eriksen is experienced in handling cross border issues and obtaining judgments for victims in cruise line sexual assault and rape cases. His experience is unsurpassed in achieving Admiralty Law wrongful death judgments in cases where individuals fall or are thrown overboard, or suffer mortal injuries at a resort or on a shore excursion.
Regardless of the cruise line or location of an incident, Mr. Eriksen will help you understand your rights under statutes, and provide personal counsel and representation to achieve legal satisfaction for you in Florida courts.
Contact Eriksen Law Firm today to get the representation you need to achieve justice.