Law Offices of John W. Merting, P.A.

Harbourtown - Suite 39913 Gulf Breeze ParkwayGulf Breeze, FL 32561

Updated: 11/15/2017

Overview

Florida Boating Accident Injury Lawyer/North Florida's First Board Certified Admiralty and Maritime Attorney   Representing private individuals and their families nationwide and throughout the world in their claims for wrongful death, brain injuries, back injuries, career-ending injuries, or other serious injuries.

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Practice Areas

  • Traumatic Brain Injuries
  • Admiralty & Maritime Law
  • Death on the High Seas Claims
  • Jones Act and Unseaworthiness Claims
  • Longshore and Harbor Workers' Claims
  • Offshore / Oil Rig / Tug / Barge Injuries
  • Personal Injury -- Plaintiff
  • Recreational Boating / Jet Ski Injuries
  • Wrongful Death

Honors

  • Florida Super Lawyers 2006-2010, 2015, 2016
  • Florida Bar - Recipient of the President's 2000 Pro Bono Service Award for the First Judicial Circuit
  • National Trial Lawyers / Brain Injury Association
  • Martindale-Hubbell - Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers
  • Chairman - Southeastern Admiralty Law Institute, 2005 - Present
  • Proctor in Admiralty - Maritime Law Association of the U.S.
  • Million Dollar Advocates Form
  • National Trial Lawyers / Top 100 Lawyers
  • AV Rating - Martindale-Hubbell

Published Works

  • Cross-Examination of Medical Experts, Handling Accident Cases, Albert Averbach, Supplement, 1993
  • Update on Handling Federal Tort Claims, Institute of Continuing Legal Education, Breckenridge, Colorado, 1994
  • Structured Settlements, Annual Seminar, Southeastern Admiralty Law Institute, Savannah, Georgia, 1995
  • Admiralty Law and Marine Insurance Consideration for Plaintiff Attorneys, Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers Seminar, 1997
  • Boat Insurance - A Checklist, Escambia/Santa Rosa Bar Association, Pensacola, Florida, 2000
  • Admiralty Law Considerations for Personal Injury Attorneys, Escambia/Santa Rosa Bar Association, The Summation, National Internet CLE, Celesq, Inc., 2000
  • Federal Tort Claims Act Practice and Procedure, National Internet CLE, Celesq, Inc., 2000
  • Maritime Law Update, Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers, 2001
  • Maritime Insurance - A Checklist and Other Legal Issues, Pensacola Yacht Club, Pensacola, FL, 2001
  • Medicare Set-Asides - What You Must Know Before You Settle, Southeastern Admiralty Law Institute Annual Seminar, Atlanta, Georgia, 2003
  • Maritime Insurance - A Checklist and Other Legal Issues, Fort Walton Power Squadron, 2002
  • Maritime Insurance - A Checklist and Other Legal Issues, Pensacola Power Squadron, 2003
  • Limiting Your Liability as a Surveyor in the High Seas of Litigation With Suggestions on Today's Marine Insurance Market that will be Value for all Boat Owners, Society of Accredited Marine Surveyors (SAMS) Regional Meeting, Panama City Beach, Florida, 2003
  • Navigating in the Treacherous Waters of Medicare Liens (Secondary Payer Issues) and Medicare Set Asides, Sterling Education Services Advanced Workers' Compensation Seminar, Pensacola, Florida, 2010
  • Navigating in the Swill of the BP Spill of Medicare Liens (Secondary Payer Issues) and Medicare Set-Asides in Maritime Liability Claims, Southeastern Admirality Law Institute Annual Seminar, Charleston, South Carolina, 2010
  • Medicare Set-Asides in Liability Cases from the Perspective of a Plaintiff's Attorney, Tulane Law School's Admirality Law Institute, New Orleans, Louisiana , 2011
  • Boating Accidents: A Personal Injury Primer, National Business Institute, Teleconference, 2013
  • Representing the Brain Injured Client from the Perspective of a Plaintiff's Attorney, Southeastern Admiralty Law Institute Annual Seminar, Point Clear, Alabama, 2015

Representative Clients

  • Pensacola Yacht Club

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Office Information

Address

Harbourtown - Suite 39913 Gulf Breeze ParkwayGulf Breeze, FL 32561

Office Hours

8:30AM - 5PM M-Thur; 8:30AM - 3PM Fri

Fax

  • 850-916-9787

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