Leaders in East Coast Maritime Law
With over 50 years’ experience working maritime injury and personal injury cases, Montagna Maritime Law has successfully fought for the rights of thousands of injured workers along the East Coast of the United States. We have the right maritime lawyer for you.
Our point of difference is the personal attention, care, and dedication we bring to your case. Our experienced attorneys work directly with you, speaking plainly and guiding you through the legal process. We will explore every detail and possibility in order to argue your case, and will fight to get you the compensation you deserve for your pain and suffering, disability, loss of income, and loss of earning capacity in the past as well as into the future.
Fighting for your rights in Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia.
Maritime law is the collection of laws and agreements that govern activities on the seas. Maritime law interprets how damages can be assessed and what constitutes negligence.
Admiralty law, also known as maritime law, governs contracts, torts, injuries, and offenses that take place on navigable waters of the United States.
The Jones Act
The Jones Act, also known as the Merchant Marine Act of 1920, provides a wide range of protections for maritime workers who are injured on the job.
General maritime law
General maritime law is a body of U.S. law that has developed over time by the courts rather than by statute. It’s is rooted in history, court precedent and judicial doctrine.
If you or a family member has been seriously injured as a result of a maritime injury, get in touch for a free consultation to discuss your case with our experienced attorneys at Montagna Maritime Law. Workers injured aboard any vessel, barge, dredge, tug, tanker, boat, or ship, as well as divers and underwater welders, may qualify for damages under maritime laws. It’s important you get an attorney involved early in the process to ensure important evidence is preserved and you get the compensation you deserve.