Injured on a Cruise Ship - Do I Have A Case?

The cruise ship injury attorneys at Waks and Barnett, P.A. 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. personal-injury-lawyer-miami-florida

Some of those questions would include:

    • When and where did the accident occur?
    • What injuries did you receive?
    • How did the injury occur?
    • Do you believe someone else was at fault?

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.


Justice for Hurt Cruise Ship Victims

The Miami-based Law Firm of Waks and Barnett, P.A. has successfully represented passengers who have been seriously injured, hurt or medically impaired while on a cruise vacation.

Our lawyers fight the cruise lines and the insurance companies to help you and your family receive fair compensation for your injuries, your medical bills and wages for lost time at work.


Representing Injured Cruise Ship Passengers Against

Carnival Cruise Ships            Norwegian Cruise Ships
Disney Cruise Ships             Holland America Cruise Ships
Princess Cruise Ships             Royal Caribbean Cruise Ships
Celebrity Cruise Ships


Over 25 Years Practicing Cruise Injury Law

Our cruise ship accident lawyers have been helping injured passengers and crew members for more than 25 years. We help you understand your rights as a passenger or crew member and will assist you in filing an injury claim against the cruise line.

If you believe negligence played a role in your injury (whether on the cruise or on a cruise 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!


Representing Injured Cruise Ship Passengers

We are available for consultation regarding personal injury claims as a result of cruise ship accidents.

Accidents can occur aboard the ship, in cabins or 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. cruise lawyers

Common injuries include:

  • Slip and fall accidents
  • Swimming pool accidents
  • Medical negligence by the cruise staff

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.


Representing Injured Cruise Ship Crewmembers

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.


Cruise Ship Sexual Assault and Rape Attorneys 

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.


Maritime Attorneys Florida

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. hire-miami-lawyer-cruise-ship-injury

Need a Martime Lawyer in Miami, Florida? Please contact us by phone at 800-905-2891.


Jones Act Attorneys Florida

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 goal 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.

Experienced Attorneys

While Waks and Barnett has a special expertise in maritime law, our attorneys are equally capable and experienced in all other types of personal injury cases, having achieved seven-figure settlements in other negligence cases, including medical malpractice and products liability.

Our attorneys are admitted to all state and federal courts in Florida, and are licensed in the District of Columbia.

Both Andrew Waks and Joel Barnett have achieved the coveted AV Rating by Martindale-Hubbell, which is the highest ethical and professional rating possible.

  • American Association for Justice
  • Florida Justice Association
  • American Board of Trial Advocates
  • Maritime Law Association

Settlements and Verdicts

Cases result in different outcomes based on specific and individual circumstances. The events surrounding your case may differ from others that you may read or hear about.

If you have questions about an injury or potential claim, it's important to talk to an experienced attorney who understands the law, your rights and the ways in which cases can be managed.

To review some of our settlements and verdicts, click here.

Waks and Barnett can help you evaluate the merits of your case. Your call with us is FREE.

Contact us at 800-905-2891