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Who is Liable in a Boating Accident That Occurs in a Marina?

Boating can be a great way to have fun. There is nothing quite like spending a sunny day on the water with friends. However, boats are not just toys to play with on the water. They are complicated and sophisticated vehicles that require pilots who know what they are...
What to Do After a Car Accident That is Not Your Fault in Florida

What to Do After a Car Accident That is Not Your Fault in Florida

Car accidents, even relatively minor ones, are frightening things to experience. An accident seems to come out of nowhere for many people, leaving injured drivers wondering what they could have done differently to avoid the accident. Unfortunately, there are many...

What if the Boat that Hit Me Does Not Have Insurance?

Florida is home to many boats and boaters, and it is also one of the number one places for boating accidents in the country.  Many tourists rent speed boats and jet skis, and local fishers, ferry operators, and other boaters end up having to share the waters with...

Can You File a Lawsuit If a Family Member Drowned on a Boat?

The State of Florida is surrounded by water and beautiful beaches. It only makes sense that the people of Florida love spending time on boats. Whether you’re out deep-sea fishing or just relaxing on the water, boating can be a fun way to spend a vacation....

Will Homeowners Insurance Cover a Boating Accident?

When buying a home, people must think about what kind of homeowners insurance they need. Homeowners insurance is not necessarily required by law. This kind of insurance can cover a lot or a little, depending on your needs. One of those needs may be related to your...

When Must a Boating Accident Be Reported in Florida?

Dealing with a boating accident often requires quick action and focus.  The Florida boat accident lawyers at Rivkind Margulies & Rivkind, P.A. have handled thousands of maritime and boating injury cases, and we can affirm firsthand that it is never too early to...

What Is the First Thing You Do After a Boating Accident in Florida?

Knowing what to do after a boating accident can help you get emergency rescue services faster, get medical treatment faster, and help secure the information you need to later file an insurance claim or lawsuit for injuries and boat damage.  The Florida boating...

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Brett Rivkind is a lawyer that not only cares but also a lawyer that makes a difference. Whether its speaking in congress to help promote safety awareness in legislation or representing clients in court seeking compensation for their injuries, Brett Rivkind is passionate about his dedication toward both promoting safety at sea and helping clients in need who have been harmed at sea.

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Jury verdict obtained by Brett Rivkind selected to hall of fame of jury verdicts. This case is believed to be a record verdict of this particular type of case.

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  • $6.3 MillionBack Injury
  • $2.9 MillionCruise Ship Injury
  • $2.7 MillionCrewmember Injury
  • $2.1 MillionSlip & Fall
  • $1.2 MillionCruise Ship Injury
  • $1 MillionSeaman Back Injury
  • $980,000Cruise Ship Injury
  • $610,000Workplace Injury
  • $375,000Shoulder Injury

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“My only regret is that I did not turn to Brett Rivkind for help sooner.”

“After struggling for more than a year to get the cruise line to take responsibility for a series of medical blunders on board that nearly killed me, I got offered a settlement within weeks of turning to acclaimed Maritime Attorney Brett Rivkind for help”

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