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Brett Rivkind, Speaker in Congress and Safety Advocate, Representing Passengers and Crew Worldwide Who Have Been Injured or Victimized on Any Type of Vessel at Sea, Including:
  • Cruise Ships
  • Cargo Ships
  • Recreational Boats
  • Jet Skis
  • Yachts
  • Ferries
  • Sailboats
  • Fishing Boats
  • Tugboats and Barges
and more
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Our Miami cruise ship and boating injury lawyers at Rivkind & Margulies, P.A., have an international reputation for dedication and excellence in the field of admiralty and maritime law. Since 1987, our lead attorney Brett Rivkind has been committed to not only serving as safety advocates for those injured and harmed at sea, but also for making sure he is able to make a positive difference in the lives of his clients. Brett Rivkind, along with his team at Rivkind and Margulies, P.A., has secured millions of dollars in verdicts and settlements over the years and has been recognized extensively by the legal communities through awards and special recognitions.

Our attorneys are proud of what our clients have to say. Please take some time to read a small portion of some of the testimonials of our previous clients.


"$ATI$FACTION for Crew Member Within Weeks of Appointing Rivkind Margulies, P.A. “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" - Chris

"It was truly a wonderful experience having the firm of Rivkind & Margulies, P.A., represent me. These two gentlemen, along with their staff, were fabulous, wonderful, and caring in making sure that I had proper and trustworthy legal advice and representation. They all went above and beyond, going the extra mile and making sure that I was well taken care of, not just as a client, but also as a member of their own family. I would highly recommend them to anyone needing legal representation, since to me there is no one better." - Sherma

"Great experience! They helped me obtain justice with great enthusiasm and great professionalism. Mr. Rivkind is the number one attorney in Miami! I highly recommended in maritime cases." - Guilio

"Brett Rivkind was my attorney. He was super knowledgeable and informative. Other lawyers it told me it was an extremely difficult case and Brett Rivkind accepted the case and we won. I was extremely satisfied not only with the results, but also with the entire process of working with Mr. Rivkind. His office was great. He is super easy to communicate with, and clearly knows what he is doing." - Jose

"I wanted to say thank you to my lawyer Brett Rivkind for the great result he got me plus being such a caring person. He gives you such a feeling of confidence by his hard work and devotion." - Miguel

"Hi Mr. Brett and team... Just want to say thank u guys for all u have done for me during. Thanks Leslie for being so. Thanks Mr. Rupert for picking me up and for the good times!! Everyone else, thank u very much. May God continue to bless each and everyone of you. I am very happy with the outcome of my case. Mr. Brett, I know you continue to fight for more people who have been injured like me. I appreciate all you have done for me. Love you guys and thank you again." - Sherlyn

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DISCLAIMER: These testimonials represent a small sampling of clients the firm has helped. Case results depend upon a variety of factors unique to each case. Prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome in your case.

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A Super Lawyer, a Lawyer of Distinction, a Top Attorney in Florida, and a Best Lawyer in America: Brett Rivkind has been recognized as each of these! However, he prides himself most as being known as a lawyer who cares and makes a difference in his clients' lives!

Client Reviews
Mr. Rivkind and his team are outstanding and clearly some of the best in the field of maritime law, based on our experience. I appreciate their office for being approachable, extremely professional and pushing relentlessly for the success of my case. Can't thank them enough. Highly recommended! Sherma Noel George
This is the best maritime law firm in my opinion. If you want the best lawyer working on your case, this is the place. This firm is a good professional team with outstanding leadership and talented professionals. Once your case has been settled, you'll likely still continue to hear from Mr. Rivkind. His genuine warmth and kindness makes it near impossible not to become his friend. Thank you Brett for changing my family's life and mine. Willy Dolcin
Mr. Rivkind is highly talented and a very good lawyer. I believe Mr. Rivkind is absolutely the best maritime attorney in the United States. He fought for my rights, and never gave up. He is truly an example to all. The words don't exist to express my gratitude for having him represent me in the battle of my life. Mr. Rivkind you are eternally loved by your client. Virginia Walton
I was a former client of Mr. Rivkind, and I can honestly say that he had a tremendous impact on my life, a very positive one! Mr. Rivkind has exceptionally broad knowledge and experience with maritime law, and he's a great guy who is dedicated to helping people. Always focused, determined, and dedicated to achieving the best results for his clients.
I've nothing but love for Rivkind & Margulies, P.A.. Mr. Brett Rivkind has been there for me more than once and gotten me through some rough times. He gave me a new start, a new life. Mr. Rivkind fought for my medical treatment, for my well-being and to make sure I was given what was owed to me. No one like the best maritime lawyer in the world. Roger Mitchell Hilton
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