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Jun

13

2017
Neglect From Cruise Lines a Big Reason Why Injured Passengers Contact Law Firms

Neglect From Cruise Lines a Big Reason Why Injured Passengers Contact Law Firms

It’s unfortunate, but neglect is one big reason why cruise ship passengers call cruise ship lawyers after an accident has occurred. We talk to passengers every single day who were hurt on a cruise vacation. They’d been injured in an accident and tried to contact the cruise line. They were either attempting to find out more information about their incident, were looking to file an…

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Jun

05

2017
Carnival Cruise Ship Injuries Make Life Difficult

Carnival Cruise Ship Injuries Make Life Difficult

Our firm was recently contacted by a passenger who had cruised with Carnival Cruise Lines. During an accident on the cruise ship, the passenger had a painful accident. Naturally, this ruined the remainder of the vacation. After arriving back home the passenger did file a claim with Carnival…but over time, the pain associated with the injury apparently worsened. The initial message from the passenger was:…

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Jun

01

2017
Passenger Accuses Carnival Cruise Line of Negligence After Fall

Passenger Accuses Carnival Cruise Line of Negligence After Fall

The following is a recap of a complaint we recently filed on behalf a client who was injured after falling on a Carnival Cruise Ship. While the following is a write-up from the Florida Record, the details of the complaint are public. Wet, water-laden or slippery floors can happen in many areas of a cruise ship. The pool and hot tub areas are certainly areas…

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Apr

17

2017
Dislocated Ankle on Royal Caribbean Cruise

Dislocated Ankle on Royal Caribbean Cruise

Our firm was recently contacted by a passenger who had cruised with Royal Caribbean. During an accident on the cruise ship, she dislocated her ankle. Naturally, this ruined the remainder of the vacation as she had to limit her walking. After arriving back home the passenger contacted our office for more information. Examples like this one above are common. At our cruise injury law firm…

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Apr

17

2017
Carnival Ecstasy Cruise Ship in the News Again

Carnival Ecstasy Cruise Ship in the News Again

Carnival Ecstasy is in the news again as a 71 year old woman was airlifted from the ship on April 15 after an apparent head injury. The US Coast Guard took the woman to a Florida hospital as the ship was making it’s way back to its home port in Charleston, SC. The ship has had a fair share of incidents over the last few…

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Apr

17

2017
Cruise Ship Passenger Suffers Head Injury on Carnival Ecstasy

Cruise Ship Passenger Suffers Head Injury on Carnival Ecstasy

Live 5 News out of Charleston, SC reported on April 15 that a passenger who had suffered a head injury during a fall while cruising aboard the Carnival Ecstasy had to be airlifted from the ship as it made it’s way back to port in Charleston. The ship was 75 miles from the Florida coast. The Coast Guard took the elderly woman to a Florida…

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Mar

24

2017
Florida Man Overboard From Carnival Victory Cruise Ship

Florida Man Overboard From Carnival Victory Cruise Ship

News reports, like this one in the Daily Mail, show that the U.S. Coast Guard is searching for Florida man who fell overboard from the eighth deck of the Carnival Victory cruise ship off the coast of Cuba. Brandon Paul of Floral City fell off the cruise ship The incident happened around 3am Wednesday, March 22 2017 The ship was 33 miles northwest of┬áPinar del…

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Feb

27

2017
Missing Wife Still Alive?

Missing Wife Still Alive?

As reported in the Irish Independent… Monday February 27, 2017 “The Dublin-based IT consultant in prison in Italy on suspicion of murdering his wife during a Mediterranean cruise believes she is still alive and is either in Dublin or her native China.” Accused of murdering his wife, an Irish citizen still believes she is alive. Per the article, “Daniel Belling (45) said he last saw…

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Feb

11

2017
Concerned About A Cruise Ship Accident?

Concerned About A Cruise Ship Accident?

If you were injured on a cruise vacation, you’ve probably had questions, including: — was it an accident? — was I at fault or was the cruise line or their employees at fault? — can I get financial compensation for my medical bills, lost time at work or “pain and suffering? If you’ve asked yourself those questions, you’re not alone. Millions of passengers cruise each…

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Feb

10

2017
Over 900 Blog Posts About Cruise Ship Accidents and Injuries

Over 900 Blog Posts About Cruise Ship Accidents and Injuries

At Waks and Barnett, P.A. we help injured passengers and crew members explore their legal options after an accident has happened on a cruise vacation. Over the last few years, we’ve published over 900 blog posts covering just about everything related to cruise ship injury law and the accidents that are foundation for this part of the legal industry. Why Have We Done This? Our…

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