Category Archives: Cruise Ship Accidents – Know Your Rights


May

12

2015
Cruise Lawyer Question: Was Traumatized on the Cruise Ship, Can You Help?

Cruise Lawyer Question: Was Traumatized on the Cruise Ship, Can You Help?

Cruise Lawyer Question: Was Traumatized on the Cruise Ship, Can You Help? This question came to use from a crew member who was being harassed by fellow crew members. Crew members work very hard to help the cruise lines run efficiently. Without their help, the cruise industry would not exist and it is the duty of the cruise lines who employ the crew members to…

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May

11

2015
Cruise Lawyer Question: While Asleep on Cruise Ship Slammed 6 Feet From Bed

Cruise Lawyer Question: While Asleep on Cruise Ship Slammed 6 Feet From Bed

Cruise Lawyer Question: While Asleep on Cruise Ship Slammed 6 Feet From Bed, Can You Help? This was a tough one to hear as the passenger was an 85 year old man who was woken from sleep, slammed from the bed and landing across the room. The passenger suffered injury, with cuts to his mouth and experienced back problems. Details of the inquiry and claim…

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May

08

2015
Cruise Ship Injury Claims: Not Easy to do Without Help

Cruise Ship Injury Claims: Not Easy to do Without Help

Were you injured on a cruise ship? If you were, dealing with the pain, frustration and hassle of it all is bad enough. But if you want to file a claim against the cruise line in order to seek compensation for your injuries…well…that can be difficult too. Filing injury claims is not a simple process, especially when passengers try to take it upon themselves to…

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Apr

21

2015
Ask A Cruise Ship Injury Lawyer: How Can You Help Me?

Ask A Cruise Ship Injury Lawyer: How Can You Help Me?

What many cruise ship accidents want to know when they first call our office is….”how can you help me?” Very simply, our lawyers help accident victims sue the cruise lines and get compensation for pain and suffering, medical bills and lost wages. We file your injury claims for you Filing an injury claim against a cruise line – whether Carnival, Royal Caribbean, Norwegian and others…

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Apr

07

2015
Hurt on Cruise Ship: Your Case Gets Our Full Attention

Hurt on Cruise Ship: Your Case Gets Our Full Attention

When You Call Our Office, Your Case Gets Our Full Attention After 25 years of practicing cruise ship injury law, we understand the pain, frustration and uncertainty a personal injury can inflict. We’ve worked with injured clients and their families –  their personal stories have become our stories. That is why we work so hard to protect the legal rights of everyone we work with….

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Apr

07

2015
How Do I Get Started With a Cruise Ship Lawyer?

How Do I Get Started With a Cruise Ship Lawyer?

If you’ve been hurt on a cruise ship and have reviewed a few law firm websites, your next question is probably, “how do I get started?” We can help. First and foremost, a Cruise Ship Lawyer will want to talk to you about your accident, your injuries and all of the details surrounding your case. When you speak to an attorney, you’ll spend time on…

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Feb

03

2015

Cruise Ship Slip And Fall Injury Claim May Require Help From A Lawyer

  Slip and Fall Accident on a Cruise Vacation? With the average age of cruise ship passengers being over 50 years old, even seemingly small accidents can cause severe injury and pain. Especially slip and fall types of accidents where the resulting injury can range from small scrapes and bruises to more serious incidents – broken bones, concussions, internal bleeding or worse. — and no,…

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Jan

20

2015

Changes To Cruise Ship Crime And Accident Reporting Coming From Congress?

Are changes coming to the cruise line industry by federal mandate? We’re not sure yet, but according to The Hill which provides breaking news from Capitol Hill and Congress, the Coast Guard is considering new rules for investigating crimes on cruise ships. From a release in Friday, Jan. 15th issue of TheHill.com… Cruise ships would face new security protocols, such as informing passengers about crime…

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Nov

21

2014

Cruise Ship Owners Not Immune From Negligence of its Medical Staff

More coverage and opinion regarding Franza v. Royal Caribbean, this time in Workboat.com. Read the article here. Waks and Barnett, P.A. was instrumental in pushing this case toward the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals on behalf of its client. The resulting decision, allowing victims of medical malpractice and negligence by the medical staff of cruise ships, is considered a ‘major victory’ for passengers.


Oct

13

2014

Free Consultation for Potential Cruise Ship Injury Claims

If you were hurt in a cruise ship accident, it may be weeks or even several months before you decide that you should consider filing an injury claim against the cruise line of the ship where the accident occurred. After more than 25 years of representing injured cruise ship passengers, we’ve found that many of these passengers are more focused on ‘dealing with their injury…

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