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Nicholas I. Gerson

Nicholas I. Gerson

Gerson & Schwartz
  • Maritime, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury...
  • Florida
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Practice Areas
  • Maritime
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Personal Injury
  • Products Liability
Additional Practice Areas
  • Car Accidents
  • Wrongful Death
Fees
  • Free Consultation
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Florida
United States District Court for the Middle Districts of Florida
United States District Court for the Southern Districts of Florida
Professional Experience
Education
St. Thomas University School of Law
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Professional Associations
Florida State Bar # 20899
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Dade County Bar Association
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United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida
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United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida
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Florida Justice Accociation
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Legal Answers
6 Questions Answered

Q. Are cruise ships subject to admiralty law if I get injured on one?
A: Yes. Call me if you would like to discuss the facts of your case. 305-371-6000. You can also email me the details at info@gslawusa.com.
Q. What are the key differences between maritime law and regular personal injury law? Can't I just hire a regular personal
A: The answer to your question is probably not. In maritime law cases, such as cruise ship accidents and injuries many cruise lines require claims brought in certain jurisdictions like federal court in Miami Florida. Maritime law also is a complete different body of law as opposed to state law. You need a lawyer who specializes in that area. If you have any questions, you can email my office about your case at info@gslawusa.com with more specifics about your case. My firm specializes in maritime law. Gerson and Schwartz PA. www.injuryattorneyfla.com. You can call us at 1-877475-2905.
Q. If I'm injured on a cruise ship, would that fall under maritime law or regular personal injury?
A: Maritime law, not state law.
Q. Am I required to answer all of the questions at a deposition after my car accident? I was not at fault.
A: There is no blanket answer to this. But for the most part yes. Questions about the accident, incident, your background, and other questions about you personally are usually permitted. But some questions can go too far. A lawyer will be able to advise you what questions you shouldn't answer or what is considered confidential and protected.
Q. My husband was injured on a boat but the owner is not from the US - can we still sue here?
A: Yes. If the operator conducts business operations in the US or has sufficient contacts with the US you could get jurisdiction. More information is needed. Did the incident occur in US or international waters? Is the owner and operator the same? What type of boat is it?
Q. If my husband was killed by a car airbag that deployed without reason and I subsequently receive a recall notice about
A: Yes. Call me on my cell to discuss. 305-606-8140. Nicholas Gerson Gerson and Schwartz.
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Gerson & Schwartz
1980 Coral Way
Miami, FL 33145
USA
Toll-Free: (877) 475-2905
Telephone: (305) 371-6000
Fax: (305) 371-5749