Edward R. Petkevis, PC

Edward R. Petkevis, PC
  • Established in 1995
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  • The Deep Water Law office of Edward Petkevis is a true admiralty law firm specializing in boat accidents that result in serious injury. See our web site at Deepwaterlaw.com for more information
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    4.9/5.0 (15)
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    100% Recommended (4)
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About this firm

The Deep Water Law Offices of admiralty lawyer Edward Petkevis is a true admiralty law firm specializing in boat accidents that result in serious personal injury. Every recreational pleasure boat accident, cruise ship accident, Jones Act claim (concerning merchant seaman or commercial fisherman) or longshoreman 905b claim, is governed by maritime law, also known as admiralty law. For all such personal injury claims, we work on a contingency fee, which means that if we don't win, you don't pay. Since the founding of the Deep Water Law Offices of admiralty lawyer Edward Petkevis in 1995, we have recovered millions of dollars in personal injury verdicts and settlements, and have a better than 99% success rate for our clients.

We have represented clients from Maine to Florida, from the Atlantic to the Pacific, and we can be there for you.

The Deep Water Law Offices of lawyer Edward Petkevis has a proven history in personal injury claims that involve a recreational boating accident, cruise ship accident, or that are a Jones Act or longshoreman 905b case.

A brief list of our Representative personal injury cases include:

Update: $434,326.00 Verdict, Longshoreman, partial amputation two fingers from falling hatch on Coast Guard Cutter.

$1,800,000.00 Verdict Jones act seaman crushed by crane on a barge.

$150,000.00 Food Poisoning on board a cruise ship

$450,000.00 Longshoreman injured in fall from vessel.

$300,000.00 Eye injury to a mate on board a charter boat

$499,500.00 Passenger claim for capsize of a ferry/water taxi

$106,944.00 Melanoma contracted by Jones Act seaman

The Deep Water Law Offices of lawyer Edward Petkevis also handles serious personal injury or property damage cases that occur on land.

$13,500,000.00 Dam breach flooding homes and businesses.

$250,000.00 Trip and fall in shopping center parking lot.

$1,000,000.00. Slip and fall of a commercial trucker resulting in eye injury.

$750,000.00 Quad - Snowmobile head on collision.

$310,000.00 Guard - Pedestrian hit by automobile

$185,000.00 Trip and fall on sidewalk on way into work.

The Deep Water Offices of lawyer Edward Petkevis is a maritime law / admiralty law firm founded by lawyer Edward R. Petkevis in 1995. Since its founding, our clients include persons who have suffered serious injury as a result of a ship accident, recreational boating accident, cruise ship accident, Jones Act claim or longshoreman 905b claim. Admiralty law or maritime law is a highly specialized area of law.

Edward Petkevis, the founder of Deep Water Law has 30 years of experience, an advanced degree (LL.M) in admiralty law from Tulane Law School, and has represented clients from Maine to Florida, from the Atlantic to the Pacific, and he can be there for you.

Licensed in all major maritime jurisdictions, we are there to help you wherever the claim arose, local or nationwide. Because no area of law exists in a vacuum, we are a full service law firm capable of handling the varied issues that arise in most claims, from the start of the claim to the successful conclusion of the case. Your case will not be referred out to another law firm, nor will you be passed on to a junior associate. Your case will be handled in house, by the lead lawyer, from inception to successful conclusion.

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Specific Practice Area and Industry Group Details across multiple offices:

  • Cruise Ship / Boating Accident Claims
  • Jones Act Seaman Longshoreman's Claims
  • Recreational Boating Accident Claims
  • Cruise Ship Injuries
  • Admiralty and Maritime Law
  • Maritime Personal Injury
  • Maritime Accidents

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Peer Reviews

  • 4.9/5.0 (15 reviews)
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    4.9/5.0
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    4.9/5.0
  • Communication

    4.9/5.0
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    4.8/5.0

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  • 5.0/5.0 (4 reviews)
  • 100% (4 recommendations)
  • Communication

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  • Responsiveness

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  • Value for Money

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  • Recommended 5.0/5.0 Review for Edward R. Petkevis, PC on 04/17/18 in Automobile Accidents.

  • Recommended 5.0/5.0 Review for Edward R. Petkevis, PC on 03/21/18 in Admiralty and Maritime Law.

    Mr. Petkevis is an excellent attorney, he took the time to explain all aspects of the case and was always available for any questions that I needed answered in a timely manner. He is very down to earth and I highly recommend him.

    Mr. Petkevis is an excellent attorney, he took the time to explain all aspects of the case and was always available for any questions that I needed answered in a timely manner. He is very down to earth and I highly recommend him. Read less

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