Shipowners have a duty to provide a vessel that is seaworthy. However, some ship owners allow their vessels to become dangerous because of cost concerns, substandard equipment, insufficient crew or poor maintenance. At Meister Law in Miami, Attorney Meister has nearly 15 years of experience helping seafarers recover money damages in claims and other legal actions arising from the use of unseaworthy vessels. Whether your specific claim relates to defective or inadequate equipment, an improperly trained crew, falling objects, uneven decks, defective “anti-slip” surfaces, inadequate fire prevention measures or another unseaworthy condition, Meister Law will build the strongest possible case to demonstrate that the problem could have been remedied.
As a dedicated advocate for seafarers’ legal rights, Attorney Meister confronts shipowners and others who are responsible for unsafe conditions on their vessels. Having worked as a crew member herself, she can identify key evidence to support allegations of:
Starting with a free initial consultation, Attorney Meister will perform a thorough review of the circumstances to identify the companies and people who caused your injury.
If you have been hurt on an unseaworthy vessel, Attorney Tonya Meister of Meister Law is a board-certified admiralty and maritime lawyer who can answer all of your questions. Please call 786-623-4162 or contact us online to schedule a free initial consultation.