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Since 1983, our attorneys at Rivkind Margulies & Rivkind P.A. have handled many different types of accidents and injuries related to all types of watercraft including but not limited to cruise ships, recreational boats, yachts, commercial vessels, diving boats, personal watercraft and jet skis. In addition, our Miami-based personal injury and wrongful death law firm has represented those injured or harmed in accidents on land related to medical malpractice, premise liability, travel and resort injury, products liability, and car accidents.

This page is meant to offer some general information about our firm, including a lengthy list of cases we are currently working on and have worked on in the past, news articles we have been featured, awards we have received, and other firm news.

Brett Rivkind on Channel 10 News Discussing the Cruise Ship Tour Bus Accident in Mexico

Our lead maritime attorney Brett Rivkind was recently interviewed by Channel 10 news talking about the deadly bus crash in Mexico and some tips before taking a shore excursion.

Attorney Brett Rivkind Joins CBS4 News to Discuss Legal Aspects in Suing Cruise Lines

Brett Rivkind interviewed on CBS News regarding the horrible shore excursion bus crash accident involving cruise ship passengers in Mexico. Eleven passengers were killed in the bus crash during the excursion sold by Royal Caribbean and Celebrity. We are currently handling a similar type of case against the exact same cruise ship company involving a tour bus accident in New Zealand.There are dangers associated with excursions the cruise lines do not warn about or do enough to address them for the safety of their passengers. Rather, they promote, sell and profit from these excursions and insist passengers only buy excursions from them.

*This is not a complete listing but rather a sample of some of our current and past cases. We are happy to share more details of our vast experience with handling admiralty and maritime cases during your free consultation.

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“$ATI$FACTION for Crew Member Within Weeks of Appointing Rivkind Margulies, P.A. “My only regret is that I did not turn to Brett Rivkind for help sooner.””

“They all went above and beyond, going the extra mile and making sure that I was well taken care of, not just as a client, but also as a member of their own family.”

Tourism is up in Florida.

The increase in tourists here also leads to increase the use of rentals, including personal watercraft such as jet skis. Personal injury and wrongful death claims will be governed by maritime laws. Our firm handles cruise ship and boating accidents and provides free consultations. Brett Rivkind has been helping victims of incidents at sea since 1983, and has been an invited speaker before congress addressing cruise ship safety. He is a safety advocate for those harmed at sea.

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