- Admiralty jurisdiction and venue.
- Jones Act, negligence, un-seaworthiness, maintenance and cure, and overtime wages.
- Wrongful death, survival actions and claims under the death on the High Seas Act.
Miami, Florida maritime and admiralty law office of J.M. Perez, provides legal services in the following areas:
Crew member claims: these are cases brought by seamen against their employer, and the owners or operators of the vessels upon which they serve, for personal injuries, wrongful death and contract disputes of one kind or another, including wage claims.
Cruise passenger claims: these cases usually deal with personal injury or wrongful death claims arising when passengers are injured aboard cruise ships.
Major personal injury claims: claims made by persons who suffer significant injuries and damages in some sort of accident aboard ship.
Medical malpractice: litigation requires that a trial attorney prove accepted standards of care were violated and that those violations led to injury or death. J. M. Perez Jr. P.A. hires the most respected medical experts to explain to a jury what exactly went went wrong and how the tragic medical mistake could have been avoided with appropriate medical treatment.