Category Archives: Cruise Ship Lawsuits


Mar

05

2015

Carnival Cruise Lines Facing Lawsuit for Finger Injury?

Apparent lawsuit against Carnival Cruise Line In Houston, Texas a lawsuit has been filed against Carnival. Details at this point are few, but the lawsuit centers around a passenger whose finger was slammed in a door while on the cruise vacation. The lawsuit claims, the cruise line was responsible “in creating and/or maintaining a dangerous condition or defect upon their premises.” Read the article here…

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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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Jan

09

2015

Find a Florida Cruise Ship Injury Lawyer

If you’ve been injured on a cruise ship – Carnival, Royal Caribbean, Norwegian, etc. – and need to hire a lawyer to represent you against the cruise line, there are a 2 main places to start your search: 1 – do an online search for an attorney who specializes in cruise injury claims 2 – contact a local attorney (who likely does not) Finding a…

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Nov

08

2014

Do You Need Help Filing an Injury Claim Against Carnival Cruise Line?

Filing an injury claim? Here are some things you need to know It’s unfortunate, but accidents and injuries happen on Carnival Cruise Ships. If you’ve been injured while vacationing with Carnival and believe that your injury was sustained due to the fault or negligence of the crew, the cruise line or even a fellow passenger, you may have a potential claim. Many passengers don’t even…

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Oct

24

2014

Carnival Cruise Ship Injury Lawyer

Hurt on a Carnival Cruise Ship – You Can Get Help If you were in an accident on a Carnival Cruise Ship, you just might need the help of a Cruise Ship Injury Lawyer. It’s unfortunate, but accidents and injuries are common on Carnival Cruise Ships – so common in fact that the majority of our cases are injury claims for passengers against Carnival. Our…

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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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Oct

01

2014

Getting Hurt on a Cruise Ship More Common Than Passengers Realize

The big accidents get all of the media attention – ships running aground, ships losing engine power on the high seas, etc. But what is more commonplace are ‘normal’ accidents – slipping in a crowded restaurant, pool accidents, tripping on worn carpeting, breaking an ankle while descending a wet stairwell, etc. And while these are ‘normal, everyday’ accidents, they can leave a cruise ship passenger…

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Aug

21

2014

Hurt on a Carnival Cruise Ship? There is Legal Help Available To You!

Hurt on a Carnival Cruise Ship? It’s unfortunate, but accidents and injuries are common on Carnival Cruise Ships. In fact, our office receives calls on a weekly basis from passengers who have been seriously hurt on their cruise vacation and need to speak with someone about their legal options. They simply just don’t know what to do. Some have tried to deal with Carnival directly…

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Aug

08

2014

7 Reasons Why Hurt Passengers Mistakenly Don’t Call a Cruise Ship Injury Lawyer

It’s unfortunate, but many passengers often hesitate to call a lawyer after a cruise ship accident, even when their injury is painful and occurred through not fault of their own (and when they’re facing mounting bills and ongoing medical care). Why Would They Not Reach Out? There are a few reasons why passengers don’t call a lawyer (at least not initially): They are more focused…

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