Frequently Asked Questions

When you have been injured in an accident of any kind, it is often difficult to determine the best course of action.
Whether or not you hire Munch and Munch, P.A. as your maritime injury attorneys, please let this list of frequently asked questions and answers help guide you in navigating your potential claim.




Do I need a personal injury attorney?
Do I need a maritime attorney?
How much is my case worth?
Should I accept a settlement offer?
Will I have to go to court?
What if I am partly at fault?
What if no one is at fault for my injury?
When should I call a lawyer?
How do I choose a lawyer?
Why should I choose Munch and Munch, P.A.?
How much does it cost to speak with an attorney about my case?
How much will this process cost me?
How can I pay medical expenses while my claim is pending?
What do I do if someone wants me to sign something?
How much time do I have to file my personal injury claim?
Can I hire a Florida lawyer if I live in another state?




Do I need a maritime attorney?
Should I accept a settlement offer from the cruise line?
Should I sign any documents from the cruise line?
How much time do I have to file a lawsuit against the cruise line?
What if I was injured during my cruise vacation, but not directly on the ship?
Where will I have to file my lawsuit?
What if I was drinking alcohol before I was injured on the cruise?
Do I need to take pictures of the scene? (Won’t the cruise have surveillance cameras?)
If I sue the cruise line, will I be banned from future cruises?


Jones Act FAQs coming soon! Please bear with us while we compile both our most commonly asked questions, and the best answers we can give before speaking to you and hearing more about your specific circumstances. If you do not see your question on our current list, please do not hesitate to call our office (813)254-1557.

Munch & Munch, P.A. | Experienced and Recognized Maritime Injury Attorneys

Jacob J. Munch | Casey M. Saylor

www.munchandmunch.com | (813) 254-1557 | 600 South Magnolia Avenue, Suite 325, Tampa, Florida 33606