Marine Litigation Services

A Marine Surveyor's services are necessary for litigation in many different situations, requiring expert evaluation of any vessel's value or seaworthiness. These situations can include assessment of damages in a boating accident or marine manufacturing defects. AAC Marine Group has provided expert witness testimony in marine litigation cases from California to Florida to New York involving vessels of every size and type, for a variety of cases.

  • Boating Accidents
  • Divorce Settlements
  • Insurance Settlements
  • Damage Claims
  • Vessel Warranties
  • Product Liability
  • Manufacturing Faults
  • Claims Disputes

AAC Marine has the expertise to inspect all types and sizes of vessels constructed of various materials for purposes such as freight, passenger, commercial fishing, sailing, and racing. In his 40 years surveying boats and other watercraft, Captain Arlen Leiner, MMS/AMS, has provided expert witness testimony in marine litigation involving vessels of any size or type. This includes numerous depositions and trials in state and federal court, with each damage and casualty survey prepared so that findings can be defended in the court of law.

Leiner is qualified to analyze evidence, form a professional opinion, and communicate his findings to a jury. He has been called upon for expert witness testimony in numerous marine litigation cases involving marine surveys, damages, injuries, and deaths, non-performance on warranties, product liability manufacturing faults, as well as divorce and estate settlements.

He is an Accredited Marine Surveyor, Master Marine Surveyor, and has an engineering degree from the University of Toledo. He is trained for MARPOL, SOLAS, and IMO. He has performed marine surveys and inspections in Florida, including Tampa, St. Petersburg, West Palm Beach, Fort Lauderdale, nation, and wordwide( including Europe, the Caribbean, Mexico, Central America, South America as well as Asia. He is considered an expert in the marine inspection industry.)

Call AAC Marine Group to learn more about our Marine Litigation Services - 1-727-647-7112. You can also Contact Us online.

SAMS / USSA / INSB Member ABYC / SNAME / Boat US Exchange/ IAMI / NAVTECH Certified - USPAP Certified Commercial Fishing Boat, Accident and Fraud Investigation Certified Will Travel Nationally and Internationally 14,500+ Vessels Inspected since 1971

Call at 727-647-7112 or fill out the online form to learn more.

Serving all of Florida and Nationwide Since 1971

The entire East and West Coast of Florida including Bradenton, Clearwater, Cocoa Beach, Daytona Beach, Destin, Orlando, Fort Myers, Ft. Lauderdale, Indian Rocks Beach, Jacksonville, Key Largo, Key West, Largo, Longboat Key, Madeira Beach, Merritt Island, Miami, Naples, New Smyrna Beach, Palm Harbor, Panama City, Pompano Beach, Port Charlotte, Sarasota, St Petersburg, St Pete Beach, Tampa, Treasure Island, Venice, Vero Beach, West Palm Beach, and other surrounding areas.

*Offices in St. Petersburg (Tampa Bay) and Fort Lauderdale