Category Archives: Settlements and Verdicts


Nov

05

2013

Cruise Ship Lawyers with Good Injury Settlements and Verdicts

Settlements and verdicts – what you need to know If you’ve been injured in an accident aboard a cruise ship, you may search around online for an attorney who can help you with your claim against the cruise line. Going it alone is not easy and a knowledgeable maritime attorney can help. But how do you choose an attorney to work with? One way is…

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Apr

23

2013

Is your cruise injury law firm successful in suing Carnival Cruise Lines?

  Is your cruise injury law firm successful in suing Carnival Cruise Lines? In the wake of the recent incidents with Carnival Cruise Line, we’ve been asked by many clients if we’ve been successful suing Carnival Cruise Line. The simple answer is – “yes we have.”   However, the fact is that every case is different. While we’ve had success representing injured passengers in their claims…

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Apr

19

2013

Death on a cruise ship – financial compensation for the family can be pursued under the High Seas Act

  Question – Are family members able or receive financial compensation for the fatal injury of a family member on a cruise ship? While the details and complexity of the claims can make it difficult, the simple answer is yes. Anyone fatally injured on a cruise ship may potentially have their family entitled to recovery for damages. The Federal Death on the High Seas Act…

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Apr

05

2013

How to choose a cruise ship injury lawyer to represent you

  If you’re injured in a cruise ship accident, finding the right lawyer to help you out can be a tough. You’re already dealing with the pain and frustration of the injury and now you have to seek out legal advice that could impact your health, finances and general well-being. Where do you turn? Who do you talk to? Who can you trust with your…

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Feb

01

2013

How a maritime accident resulted in death, injury and compensation for our clients

The attorneys at Waks and Barnett have handled a variety of Jones Act, maritime law and personal injury law claims. One case handled by the firm involved two police officers who assisted in the rescue of crew members trapped in the hold of a ship which was filled with carbon monoxide. One of the police officers died while the other officer suffered serious injuries. After…

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