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Experienced Cruise Injury Lawyers

Our cruise ship accident lawyers have been helping injured passengers and crew members for more than 35 years. We help you understand your rights as a passenger or crew member and will assist you in filing an injury claim against the cruise line. If you believe negligence played a role in your injury – or just have questions about the your accident – please contact our office today.

70+ Years Experience

Over $100MM+ Won

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Cruise Ship
Passenger Injuries

We handle all types of passenger injury and accident cases.

Medical Negligence
On Cruise Ships

When cruise ship doctors make mistakes, we hold them accountable.

Wrongful Injury
And Death

We determine if the cruise lines are legal responsible for severe injuries.

Maritime and
Admiralty Law

If a personal injury occurs at sea, our experienced lawyers are ready to help.

Jones Act

Seamen do have the ability to sue and recover compensation after their injuries while at work.

Cruise Ship
Crewmember Injury

We hold the cruise lines accountable when their crewmembers are hurt.


about The Firm

At Waks and Barnett, P.A., we make it a point to devote our full attention and resources to each of our clients. That begins with the first phone call and carries through until your case is resolved. This is the approach we’ve taken for over 35 years and across thousands of personal injury cases.

Our clients, who are often the victims of terrible accidents or utter negligence by the cruise lines, benefit from our dedication to their cases and the compassion and understanding we provide to them.

With our meticulous approach to casework and extensive experience dealing with personal injury claims – especially as it relates to maritime and cruise injury law – we can help you resolve your case in the most effective manner possible.


Meet Our Attorneys

Our lawyers have considerable professional experience in all areas of maritime and personal injury. We’re here to help you with the legal advice and representation you deserve.

Over $100MM REcovered for Our Clients

Successful Case Results

Our lawyers are absolutely determined to get you the compensation you deserve for your injuries. Over the past 35 years, we’ve achieved numerous, positive settlements and verdicts for the benefit our clients.


Medical Negligence Claim – Norwegian Cruise Line


Head Injury – Stairway Accident on Cruise Ship to Teen Boy


Severe Injuries – Stair Railing Accident on Cruise Ship


Herniated Disk – Result of Serious Fall on a Cruise Ship

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 another person or company at fault?
  • Can I be compensated for my injury?
  • Can I get help with hospital and medical bills?

The list of questions is endless and we’re here to answer your questions. Our main concern is achieving the best possible result for our clients. We do this by devoting our full attention and resources to you and your specific case.

Waks and Barnett has been privileged to represent cruise ship passengers from Florida, other U.S. states and many other countries whose lives have been changed by cruise ship accidents, boating and ship accidents, car accidents and other forms of personal injury.

Our experience and familiarity with the litigation tactics of the cruise lines, insurance companies and other groups gives us a unique opportunity to achieve the best results for our clients.

If you or your relatives have questions or wish to speak to us about a potential claim, please call us at this number 1-305-271-8282.


Absolutely Focused on Our Clients

From the time Waks and Barnett, P.A. opened its doors in 1984, the firm has been devoted to providing every client with service above and beyond what is expected.

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