Miami, Florida is located on the Southern tip of the United States and is the county seat of Miami-Dade County, the most populous county in Florida. Miami’s metropolitan area is the seventh most populated in the United States, with over 5.5 million people. The unique and ideal location has helped Miami obtain its status as one of the most attractive cities in the world for an array of industries including business, finance, tourism and entertainment.
The proximity to South America, Central America and Cuba has helped in creating a vast Hispanic presence and caused Miami to become one of the most exciting international business cities in the United States. This is exemplified by the fact that the financial district of Miami has the largest concentration of international banks in the world.
Miami is also home to the Port of Miami, which is designated as the “Cruise Capital of the World.” Headquartered in the city are many cruise lines, including Carnival, Celebrity and Royal Caribbean. The Miami International Airport is located a short drive outside the city center and is one of the busiest international airports. It is actually the single largest international gateway for American Airlines, the second-largest airline passenger carrier.
Bordering Miami is the Atlantic Ocean, which allows for a city filled with beaches, warm weather and an array of land and water sports. The Florida Everglades are also found in the greater Miami area, adding to the unrivaled wildlife. The nightlife in Miami is unmatched, as it is home to the glamorous South Beach, which is filled with some of the most well-renowned clubs in the United States.
The Eleventh Judicial Circuit of Florida serves Miami and the surrounding metropolitan area, and is located at 73 West Flagler St., Miami, Florida 33130.
Halpern Santos & Pinkert, P.A. is a plaintiff’s personal injury firm that caters Miami, Florida and its surrounding area. Our location has afforded us the opportunity to have handled numerous cruise ship negligence cases, and boating accidents. The office is ideally and centrally located at 150 Alhambra Circle, Suite 1100, Miami (Coral Gables), 33134. If we can assist you in your personal injury needs, please do not hesitate to contact us at (305) 445-1111. For a complete list of the types of cases we handle please visit our website and see Areas of Practice.