Walker & O’Neill maritime lawyers in Miami handle cases exclusively cases against cruise lines.
Our firm has handled many high profile cases involving cruise ship fires, sexual assaults against women and children, and disappearances of passengers and crew around the world. We routinely represent passengers across the United States in serious injury cases, against Carnival, Celebrity, Disney, Holland America, Norwegian, Princess and Royal Caribbean cruise lines.
Jim Walker and Lisa O’Neill are both cum laude graduates from Duke University where they met 34 years ago. Jim attended Tulane Law School in New Orleans and has practiced maritime law since 1983. Lisa was a member of law review at the University of Florida Law School and has practiced law since 1985.
In the last couple months alone, the firm has appeared on numerous international television program and cruise documentaries. Jim was featured on ABC’s 20/20 special on the Costa Concordia disaster. He appeared on Australia’s Dateline program "Lost at Sea" about passengers and crew members disappearing from cruise ships. Last month, Jim was featured on PBS’s documentary "Disasters at Sea: Why Ships Sink" which looked at cruise disasters from the Titanic’s sinking in 1912 to the current date. Here are what people are saying about Jim:
"Top Maritime Lawyer" – ABA Journal.
"Top Cruise Lawyer" – USA Today.
"Prominent Private Practice Maritime Attorney" – Fox News.
"Prominent Cruise Plaintiff Attorney" – Law.com (America Law Media)
In addition to a full time trial practice against cruise lines, the firm publishes this cruise law blog, which is the most popular maritime law and personal injury blog in the world (per AVVO / Alexa rankings). Cruise Law News ("Everything the Cruise Lines Don’t Want You to Know") has been described as a "Hard-Hitting Blog" by Miami’s Daily Business Review.
If you or your family suffered a serious injury during a cruise, don’t hire a lawyer who practices "cruise law" on a part time basis. Contact the Cruise Law attorneys in Miami and let us be your advocates.
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