Experienced Legal Assistance In Maritime Law
Marine accidents and injuries may occur while working at sea, vacationing on a cruise ship with family or friends, or while on a boat trip. An injury victim has the right to compensation. However, maritime law is complex, and seeking recovery may involve federal laws or intricate situations involving the employee-employer work relationship.
The attorneys at Munch and Munch, P.A., in Tampa, have decades of experience asserting the rights of injured passengers and seamen. We have been recognized among peers throughout our years of practice thanks to our unique background, professionalism, legal knowledge and investigative capabilities. We are also proud our attorneys hold high peer-review ratings and inclusion in prestigious lists like Best Lawyers in America. Attorney Jacob Munch has also been selected for inclusion in the Florida Super Lawyers list.
Our legal experience goes beyond knowing the law and how to apply it. Attorney Munch knows firsthand what it is to work at sea. His passion for maritime matters also includes his time serving as a Merchant Marine officer, licensed by the U.S. Coast Guard.
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A Board-Certified Attorney And Former Merchant Marine Officer To Work On Challenging Cases
Attorney Munch graduated with honors from the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy and holds a degree in marine engineering and nautical science. Moreover, he is board-certified by the Florida Bar as a specialist in admiralty and maritime law.
In our law firm, we advocate for the best interests of individuals injured after an accident at sea. Our services include asserting the rights of:
- Passengers injured on cruise ships
- Seamen injured while on the job who need to make claims under the Jones Act
- Individuals injured at boating and yachting accidents or while riding personal watercrafts like Jet Skis
- Those who have lost a loved one and all issues relevant to the Death on the High Seas Act
We also handle claims and issues regarding marine insurance and complex cases involving limitation of liability. We provide experienced legal counsel to file a claim to recover damages or protect the rights and jobs of seamen.