Category Archives: About Waks and Barnett

Cruise Ship Owners Not Immune From Negligence of its Medical Staff

More coverage and opinion regarding Franza v. Royal Caribbean, this time in Workboat.com. Read the article here. Waks and Barnett, P.A. was instrumental in pushing this case toward the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals on behalf of its client. The … Continue reading

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Nov. 10, 2014 Ruling Allows Victims of Medical Malpractice on Cruise Ships to Sue

A significant decision favors injured cruise ship passengers In what can be considered a ‘major victory’ for cruise ship passengers, a new ruling now allows those passengers, who were victims of medical malpractice by the doctors and medical staff of … Continue reading

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Cruise Lines Can Now be Held Vicariously Liable When the Negligence of the Ship’s Doctors, Nurses and Other Medical Staff, Causes Harm to Their Passengers

New Federal Appellate Court Decision Allows for Medical Malpractice Claims Against Cruise Lines  In an opinion published Nov. 10, 2014 in the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, cruise lines can now be held vicariously liable when … Continue reading

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To All Who Have Served, Thank You

The staff at Waks and Barnett, P.A. want to wish all those who have served a heartfelt thank you. Enjoy your day! For those wanting to know more about Veteran’s Day and its history, this is an interesting article from the U.S. … Continue reading

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Why Experience Matters When Hiring A Cruise Ship Injury Lawyer

Quite simply, experience matters when hiring a cruise ship injury lawyer. Maritime law is complex and circuitous. It takes a special lawyer or law firm who is experienced in working for passengers – or crew members – to successfully manage … Continue reading

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Do I Need a Lawyer for Cruise Ship Injuries?

Do you need a lawyer to help you with a cruise ship related injury? The answer to that question is, probably yes. Most passengers who are hurt in an accident while on a cruise vacation and suffer terrible and painful … Continue reading

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Can a Lawyer Help with Cruise Ship Slip and Fall Injuries?

Slip and fall accidents on cruise ships can lead to some terrible injuries, especially terrible because, not only are they painful and potentially life-altering, but because they happen in a scenario – a cruise vacation – that’s supposed to be … Continue reading

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Meet Jennifer Thompson, Miami Cruise Ship Injury Lawyer

Jennifer C. Thompson As one of the attorneys at Waks and Barnett, P.A. (the Cruise Lawyers), Jennifer has a number of years of experience helping hurt passengers file injury claims against the cruise lines when the cruise line were liable … Continue reading

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Top 5 Cruise Injury Blog Posts from April 2014

Passengers who were injured on their cruise – Carnival, Royal Caribbean, Disney and many others – are often confused as to what actions to take when they arrive home from their trip. We talk to many clients who say they … Continue reading

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3 Things to Expect from Your Cruise Ship Personal Injury Lawyer on Your First Call

If you were hurt or injured in a cruise ship accident, one of the actions you’ll probably take first is to contact a personal injury lawyer who is experienced in representing passengers against the cruise lines.  (**note: many of our … Continue reading

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