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Catherine (Casey) Saylor

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Transportation & Maritime Attorney in Tampa, FL

Munch and Munch, P.A.
600 S Magnolia Ave, Suite 325
Tampa, FL 33606
Phone: 813-565-9740
Fax: 813-254-5172
Selected to Rising Stars: 2021
Licensed in Florida Since: 2015
Practice Areas: Transportation/Maritime (90%), Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (10%)
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Attorney Profile

Attorney Catherine (Casey) Saylor is an associate with the Munch and Munch, P.A., law firm in Tampa, Florida. A top-ranked trial lawyer with nearly six years of legal experience, Ms. Saylor provides exceptional counsel and support to clients throughout the greater Tampa Bay region and all across the state who have legal needs involving any of the following areas:

· Admiralty and maritime law

· Personal injury

· Wrongful death

· Insurance claims

Over the course of her legal practice, Ms. Saylor has successfully handled dozens of claims involving maritime accidents, cruise ship passenger injuries, Jones Act claims, watercraft accidents and more. She has also handled many other types of other maritime and admiralty injury claims, including those arising from slip-and-fall accidents aboard cruise ships, burns and explosion injuries, salvage and towing claims, crew member injury claims, insurance claims and other matters.

From her efforts, Ms. Saylor has recovered substantial amounts of compensation for her plaintiff clients, and she has gained a reputation as a leader in her field. Honored for her outstanding professionalism and service, she was selected for inclusion in 2021 Florida Rising Stars, a designation earned by the top 2.5% of lawyers in the state who are age 40 or under or who have been in practice for 10 years or less. She has also received many testimonials and referrals from her satisfied clients, and she finds great reward in being able to help so many in her community in their times of dire need.

A 2009 graduate of Georgia Southern University, Ms. Saylor obtained her juris doctor degree cum laude from Stetson University College of Law in 2014. While there, she was a member of the Stetson Law Honors Program, and she twice received the Stetson Law High Grade Award for her excellent academic achievements in Torts and Tort Law Practice and Skills. She also served as student ambassador for the school.

Ms. Saylor is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Southern and Middle Districts of Florida and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit. She is a member of the Hillsborough County Bar Association and the Hillsborough Association for Women Lawyers, and she has served as vice chair of the Admiralty and Maritime Law Committee of the American Bar Association's Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section and as the Tampa port director for the Southeastern Admiralty Law Institute.

Practice Areas
  • 90%Transportation/Maritime
  • 10%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
Focus Areas

Admiralty & Maritime Law, Personal Injury - Plaintiff

Selections

1 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2021

About Catherine (Casey) Saylor

First Admitted: 2015, Florida

Professional Webpage: https://munchandmunch.com/attorney-profile/casey-munch-saylo...

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Florida, 2015
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida
  • Hillsborough County Bar Association
  • 2019 - present // Tort & Trial Insurance Practice - American Bar Association, Vice Chair Admiralty and Maritime Law Committee, 2020
  • 2015 - present // Hillsborough Association for Women Lawyers Member, 2020
  • 2016 - present // Southeastern Admiralty Law Institute Port Director, Tampa FL, 2020

Honors/Awards

  • , Super Lawyers Rising Star for Transportation & Maritime in Tampa, Florida - 2021
  • , Stetson Law High Grade Award: Torts - 2013, Tort Law Practice and Skills - 2014

Educational Background

  • Georgia Southern University, B.S. Education, 2009

Videos

  • Who is negligent if I am injured in a slip and fall on a cruise? That depends. One issue that frequently arises in cruise ship slip and fall cases is whether or not the cruise ship had notice of the dangerous condition. An important thing to remember if you've been injured in a slip and fall on a cruise ship is to gather the names of witnesses, take photos, video, and collect evidence that helps prove that the cruise line had notice of the dangerous condition before you fell., Who is negligent if I am injured in a slip and fall on a cruise?, 2017
  • Are there time limits to file my Florida cruise ship accident lawsuit? Yes, and this is where most personal injury lawyers who don't also specialize in maritime law can get tripped up. There is a one-year statute of limitations to file your claim against the cruise line. This is found in the cruise passenger ticket. In addition to the timeline, there is also a foreign selection clause which requires that you bring your claim in a particular court, most often in Florida. Additionally, in your cruise passenger ticket, there will be a requirement to give the cruise line written notice within six months of your injury., Are there time limits to file my Florida cruise ship accident lawsuit?, 2017
  • I was injured on a cruise. What do I do now? You should immediately report the incident to a crew member of the ship. Additionally, depending on the severity of your injury, you should seek medical treatment on the ship. You should also have your crews partner take photos and video of the scene in your injuries. You should try and track down any witnesses who might have seen the incidence, the circumstances surrounding your injury. Try and get their name and some sort of contact information, and then when you return from the cruise, you should contact a lawyer who can advise you of your rights and make a claim on your behalf against the cruise line., I was injured on a cruise. What do I do now?, 2017

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Speaker, Recent Developments in the 6th, 7th, 8th and 11th Circuits, Southeastern Admiralty Lawyers Institute, 2018
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Office Location for Catherine (Casey) Saylor

600 S Magnolia Ave
Suite 325
Tampa, FL 33606

Phone: 813-565-9740

Fax: 813-254-5172

Last Updated: 4/21/2021

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