Admiralty & Maritime
We represent the world’s largest and most successful cruise lines, shipping companies, and their P&I Clubs and insurers. We defend shipowners and charterers and regularly handle matters involving claims for Jones Act negligence, unseaworthiness, maintenance & cure, unearned wages, retaliatory discharge, COGSA, and Limitation of Liability actions.
Foreman Friedman attorneys have a long history in handling a wide variety of maritime and admiralty matters. We are designated local correspondent counsel for a number of major marine insurance and indemnity entities including The Steamship Mutual Underwriting Association and the RaetsClub.
Our attorneys have hundreds of published maritime cases in courts throughout the country. Our firm has extensive experience in defending cruise lines in both guest and crew claims and we frequently handle cases involving allegations of shipboard crime, failure to evacuate, medical malpractice, and all manner of shipboard accidents and we are frequently called upon to conduct onboard investigations, training, and corporate crisis management.