Accidents and injuries occur on cruise ships more often than most people think. And unfortunately, the injuries sustained by these passengers are often quite serious, leading to medical bills, potential unemployment and ongoing pain and suffering.
These passenger need legal help. They need support when facing the cruise lines who often don’t take the injury claims seriously. That’s where we come in – we help injured passengers seek compensation for their injuries.
Waks & Barnett attorneys practice in the areas of personal injury and wrongful death, with a specialization in Cruise Ship Injury and Accidents, Admiralty and Maritime cases.
“With more than 60 years of combined legal experience , we have kept the firm small and selective so that we can devote our full attention and resources to our clients and their cases, many who have suffered life-altering injuries and who need our help fighting against the big cruise lines.” – Joel Barnett, partner with Waks and Barnett.
Meet our Personal Injury Lawyers
We have successfully represented hundreds of people from around the world who have been seriously injured or killed either as Passengers or Working Crewmembers on cruise chips, cargo vessels and recreational boats.
Many of these cases have resulted in settlements or judgments exceeding $1 million.
Recent claim inquires in 2013 and 2014 include:
- Carnival Triumph: Numerous passengers wanting to know their rights and better understand their ability to sue
- Carnival Freedom: A family of four who became violently ill after misdiagnosis
- Carnival Pride: Passenger suffered broken leg; no signs were posted about wet conditions
- Various claims against MSC Cruises, Celebrity Cruise Line, Holland America and Royal Caribbean
Need to Contact A Personal Injury Lawyer?
Waks and Barnett personal injury attorneys have successfully represented passengers who have been seriously injured, hurt or medically impaired while on a cruise vacation for over 25 years.
We also represent crewmembers who were injured while working on cruise ships and commerical vessels.
Whether your accident occurred on a Carnival, Royal Caribbean, Disney or Princess cruise – or any of the other cruise lines out there, we can help you.
How can we help you? Call us at 800-905-2891.