Category Archives: Cruise Ship Accidents – Know Your Rights


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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Oct

10

2014

Cruise Injury Lawyers Help When You’ve Suffered Bodily Harm or Been in an Accident

You suffered bodily harm from being in an accident on a cruise ship – now what? That’s the question that many passengers ask themselves after an accident. They’re hurt, spending time visiting doctors, facing mounting medical bills…and are just simply frustrated. They’re frustrated because of their situation, the pain they’re enduring and sometimes, because of the lack of communication and progress they’ve been making when…

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Oct

08

2014

Cruise Injury Lawyers – What We Do

The injury lawyers at Waks and Barnett, P.A. – Andrew Waks, Joel Barnett and Jennifer Thompson have seen hundreds of cruise ship injury cases and have filed hundreds of injury claims on behalf of our clients. And if you were hurt on a cruise, we’re prepared to build a case on your behalf. It starts with a phone call where we learn the specifics of your accident – how it…

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Oct

07

2014

Cruise Ship Injury Attorney: Foot, Ankle and Knee Injuries

While millions of people each year take cruise vacations (perhaps you or someone in your family) these vessels often present dangerous safety hazards to passengers. When these hazards result in accident and injury, you should know that your injury is covered by U.S. Maritime Law – and that you do have legal rights that are designed to protect you. If injured on a cruise ship,…

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