Category Archives: Cruise Ship Accidents – Know Your Rights


Feb

08

2016
Cruise Ship Tickets: The Basics of Your Contract With The Cruise Line

Cruise Ship Tickets: The Basics of Your Contract With The Cruise Line

If you were the victim of a cruise ship accident and were injured, here are some things you need to know. First, if you or a family member suffered an injury, you may be eligible for compensation from the cruise line that you sailed with. This compensation could range from getting your money back from your cruise — or, in some cases, depending on the…

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Jan

20

2016
Why Does Our Law Firm Offer Free Consultations For Cruise Ship Accident Victims?

Why Does Our Law Firm Offer Free Consultations For Cruise Ship Accident Victims?

Many law firms — whether or not they specialize in cruise ship injury accidents or another area of the law — will offer free consultations. Our firm offers free consultations because we want to make it as easy as possible for injured passengers to tell their side of the story. It’s unfortunate, but the events and circumstances surrounding an injury can be overwhelming and confusing….

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Nov

17

2015
11 Questions Your Cruise Ship Accident Lawyer Will Ask You

11 Questions Your Cruise Ship Accident Lawyer Will Ask You

We understand the pain, frustration and uncertainty a personal injury can inflict. We’ve worked with injured clients for more than 25 years and their personal stories have become our stories. That is why we work so hard to protect the legal rights of everyone we work with. As someone suffering from an injury, you and your family will have many questions. Can I sue? Is…

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Aug

26

2015
Real Cruise Ship Passenger Injuries from August 2015

Real Cruise Ship Passenger Injuries from August 2015

Real Injuries Happen to Real People At Waks and Barnett, P.A. we speak with cruise ship passengers each and every week about their injuries. Our firm is a cruise ship injury law firm and we work for our clients to help them get compensation from the cruise lines for accidents in which the cruise line was negligent in its actions, care and response. People who…

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Aug

25

2015
Should I Call a Cruise Ship Lawyer While I’m Still On My Cruise?

Should I Call a Cruise Ship Lawyer While I’m Still On My Cruise?

Hurt and need legal help? YES! You can call from the cruise… We’ve been asked this question before, “should I have called a lawyer while I was still on the cruise ship?” The answer to that is, “if you could have, then yes, you should have.” People are hurt on cruise ships each and every day. It’s just the reality of having over 20 million…

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Aug

24

2015
Contacting a Cruise Injury Lawyer A Good First Step

Contacting a Cruise Injury Lawyer A Good First Step

With 20 million people cruising each year, something is bound to go wrong Cruise ships are essentially floating cities. Day in and day out in ports all across the world, cruise ships and passengers disembark on what are generally enjoyable, relaxing vacations. For most people, the cruise vacation is just that – a vacation free from worry. Yet, with so many people traveling, the risk…

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Jul

27

2015
Concerns from Injured Passengers and Crew

Concerns from Injured Passengers and Crew

Our cruise injury law firm is contacted each week by both passengers and crew members who have suffered injuries. Some of these injuries are caused simply by accidents. Some are caused due to the negligence or lack of care on part of the cruise line or its employees. And, some of these injuries are relatively minor, while others are life altering. Here are some inquiries…

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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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