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We see it all of the time. People who are injured in a cruise ship accident don't know who to talk to about their accident (like a slip and fall accident from a wet deck or crowded restaurant). They come back from their cruise vacation hurt, confused and frustrated. Maybe they can't go to work because of the injury or maybe medical bills are piling up.
Then someone (a spouse, friend, co-worker or family member) suggests that they call an attorney. They call a local attorney who has no experience dealing with the big, scary cruise lines. Then what? Hopefully, the local attorney can refer the injured person to a personal injury cruise ship lawyer. Or maybe an online Google search can refer you.
Our attorneys have been helping injured and confused cruise ship Passengers and Crew Members for more than 25 years.
If you believe negligence played a roll in your injury (whether on the cruise or on an excursion), please contact our office. We've seen hundreds, if not thousands of injuries suffered on cruise ships - and many are eligible for legal action!
We talk with you - it's a FREE Consultation
We understand all the details of your accident and injury
We offer legal advice and establish a plan of action
You decide to hire us to work on your behalf against the big cruise lines
We fight for compensation of your injuries
Waks and Barnett personal injury attorneys have successfully represented passengers who have been seriously injured, hurt or medically impaired while on a cruise vacation.
We also represent crewmembers who were injured while working on cruise ships and commerical vessels.
Many of our cases have resulted in settlements or monetary recovery for cruise ship injuries exceeding $1 million.
The attorneys at Waks and Barnett will help you determine if you have a case. As part of a free consultation in the office or over the phone, we will ask you a series of questions to determine if your case has merit.
Some of those questions would include:
Understanding the circumstances surrounding your injury will allow us to help you determine if you have a case.
We will review your potential case thoroughly.
You can contact us by phone at 800-905-2891.
We are available for consultation regarding personal injury claims as a result of cruise ship accidents.
Accidents can occur aboard the ship, in bathrooms, on stairways, on wet or slippery decks, because of defective equipment and as a result of assaults by crew members. They can also occur off the ship, on gangways, getting on or off tenders or even during shore excursions.
If you or your relatives have questions or wish to speak to us about a claim,
please call us at this toll-free number: 800-905-2891.
Crewmembers aboard cruise ships and other working vessels may also become injured or sick due to the negligence of others. Crewmembers are protected under the Jones Act and may be eligible for compensation, lost wages, medical bills and other benefits.
If you have been injured while working, contact us by phone at 800-905-2891.
Waks and Barnett represents all Personal Injury and Wrongful Death Cases, including:
Sexual assaults - by crew members or other passengers - are far more common than is ever reported. We take these cases VERY SERIOUSLY. Our firm has represented many passengers and crew regarding claims of harassment, assault and rape on most of the major cruise lines.
If you have questions - any questions - for a cruise ship assault attorney, please contact Waks and Barnett, P.A. by phone at 800-905-2891.
Cruise ship injury lawyers - also called Maritime Lawyers - work with special personal injury claims. We represent passengers who have been involved in recreational accidents (on cruises or boats) as well as crew members injured in a work related accident. Anyone who has been injured while aboard a vessel is likely to have many questions that they need answered. We can provide the answers.
Need a Martime Lawyer in Miami, Florida? Please contact us by phone at 800-905-2891.
The Jones Act's main purpose is to aid seamen and crew who were injured while at work - no matter the type of commercial marine vessel. Our goals is to help our clients devise a legal plan for moving forward after their injury. This may include suing for damages, pain and suffering, future medical bills, future lost wages and more.
Questions about the Jones Act and how it applies to you? Please contact us by phone at 800-905-2891.