Robert Gardana – Miami Personal Injury Lawyer

Robert Gardana

Robert L. Gardana Maritime Attorney

(305) 358-0000

12350 SW 132 Court
Suite 204
Miami , Fl 33186

Mon – Sat 09:00 – 17:00

Robert Gardana

Robert L. Gardana Maritime Attorney

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Firm Summary

Of the over 100,000.00 lawyers admitted to practice law in Florida, Mr. Gardana is one of the 62 lawyers Board Certified by the Florida Bar in Admiralty and Maritime Law.

In 2017-2018, he was appointed Chair of the Florida Bar Admiralty Law Committee where he initiated a committee effort to hold advanced Continuing Legal Education and Board Certification Seminars providing advanced admiralty law continuing legal education seminars throughout the State of Florida.

During 2018-2019, Mr. Gardana was Chair of the American Bar Association, Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section, of the Admiralty and Maritime Law Committee where he spearheaded the publication Damages Recoverable in Maritime Matters, Second Edition, ABA 2020. The publication is available at During his leadership, the Committee received the acclaimed honor of being awarded the ABA-TIPS Overall Excellence Award for 2018-2019.

In 2019 – 2020, Mr. Gardana was honored to be appointed by the Florida Bar as a member of the Florida Bar Admiralty and Maritime Board Certification Committee, the committee responsible for drafting the Florida Bar Admiralty and Maritime Law Board Certification Examination.

Mr. Gardana is a Proctor in Admiralty with the Maritime Law Association of the United States (MLA). He is a member of the Cruise Lines and Passenger Ships Committee.

Captain Gardana is a USCG licensed Master and a specialist in cruise passenger injury, excursion, and wrongful death cases.

He has represented injured passengers for over 30 years.

Captain Gardana accepts referrals from attorneys nationwide. He has international experience in all areas of admiralty and maritime law, including cases involving all areas of admiralty law. For cases involving personal injury, property damage, or wrongful death based on the tortious conduct of another, Robert L. Gardana, P.A. pays the referral lawyer 25% of the fee.

He is licensed to practice in all United States District Courts in Florida, the Fifth and Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals and was admitted to the Supreme Court of the United States in 2006. His expertise and practice areas include passenger injury claims, crew injuries and death claims. He represents clients from around the world to secure damages based upon the negligence of cruise lines, for all types of cases including slips, trips, falls, a passenger and crew assaults against passengers and crew, cases involving negligent security, assaults with serious physical injury, sexual assault, over service of alcoholic beverages, medical negligence, excursion related injuries, injuries caused by cruise concessionaires, bunk related injuries, gangway and ramp injuries, stairway and tendering accidents.