Ahoy Mates! Cruise Ship Law 101

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Course Description

This program was recorded on June 18th, 2019

Hear insights from two of the world’s top Admiralty & Maritime attorneys. Since 1971, Lipcon, Margulies, Alsina & Winkleman, P.A., has successfully represented thousands of cruise ship passengers and crewmembers injured or harm at sea. Based in Miami, Florida, two of the firm’s partners will share the basics regarding injury claims for passengers and crewmembers.



  • Michael A. Winkleman
    Michael A. Winkleman is an active trial and appellate attorney and is also a frequent contributing expert regarding maritime and cruise ship law. Mr. Winkleman has made dozens of national television appearances regarding cruise ship law, including the Today Show, 20/20, Inside Edition, Outfront with Erin Burnett, Fox News Channel’s ‘American’s Newsroom,’ ‘Fox & Friends,’ ‘America Live,’ ‘Happening Now,’ and ‘Justice with Judge Jeanine’; as well as ‘Imus in the Morning.’ Mr. Winkleman was recently selected as a ‘Top 20 under 40 Professional’ by Brickell Magazine. He was selected as a “Superlawyer” in 2016 and 2017. Mr. Winkleman was also recently selected by Florida Trend Magazine as one of the Top Attorneys Under 40.

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    Jacqueline Garcell
    Jacqueline Garcell is a partner and active trial attorney in maritime law for Lipcon, Margulies, Alsina & Winkleman, P.A. She routinely handles passengers’ personal injury, sexual assault and wrongful death claims, as well as non-maritime personal injury claims. Ms. Garcell is the fastest attorney to ever make partner at the firm, having been promoted to the partner position after being with us for a decade. Ms. Garcell has helped settle hundreds of cases on behalf of both cruise ship passengers and crew members. She achieved one of the Top 50 Personal Injury Verdicts in Florida in 2017 — this rare and incredibly impressive feat encompasses all personal injury verdicts, not just those in the maritime law field.

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      • 2 General Credits
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    1. Basics of Cruise ship passengers’ claims
    2. Forum selection clauses
    3. Reduced one year statute of limitations
    4. Death on the High Seas Act
    5. Overboard cases
    6. Basic of Crew cases
    7. The Jones Act
    8. Unseaworthiness

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