Author Archives: Joel Barnett

NY Times – Health Worker Who May Have Had Contact With Ebola Is on Cruise Ship

According to a New York Times report today (Oct.  17)… a health worker who may have had contact with Ebola is on cruise ship. Snippet below – read the full article at the New York Times here. Adding a new … Continue reading

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World’s Biggest Cruise Ship Heads Home to Florida After Refit

Just Plain Big – Royal Caribbean’s Oasis of the Seas The world’s largest cruise liner, Royal Caribbean’s Oasis of the Seas, set sail for Florida on Wednesday night after a stop in Europe. The ship was undergoing an extensive refurbishment … Continue reading

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Free Consultation for Potential Cruise Ship Injury Claims

If you were hurt in a cruise ship accident, it may be weeks or even several months before you decide that you should consider filing an injury claim against the cruise line of the ship where the accident occurred. After … Continue reading

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Cruise Injury Lawyers Help When You’ve Suffered Bodily Harm or Been in an Accident

You suffered bodily harm from being in an accident on a cruise ship – now what? That’s the question that many passengers ask themselves after an accident. They’re hurt, spending time visiting doctors, facing mounting medical bills…and are just simply … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Clemson Student Dies in Fall From Carnival Cruise Ship Radar Deck

Another tragic event on a cruise ship – this time, the untimely death of a college student aboard a Carnival Cruise Ship. Read the full story here at USA Today: Clemson student dies in fall from cruise-ship radar deck.  

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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 … Continue reading

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Passenger Dies in Fall From Mast on Carnival Cruise Ship

In and unfortunate accident in Miami, a passenger who climbed up the mast on the Carnival Cruise Ship Ecstasy, fell and died. Reports state that the male passenger was roughly 20 feet above the deck when he fell. He was … Continue reading

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Woman Injured in a Fall on Cruise Ship Off The Coast of Maryland

A woman was injured in a fall while on the cruise chip Grandeur of the Seas, a Royal Caribbean International vessel. The accident happened while the cruise ship was off the coast of Maryland. We first came across this report at … Continue reading

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