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

, April 23, 2014

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 clients try to deal directly with the cruise lines after an injury and find that […]


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Cruise Ship Injury Claims – What Do Lawyers Do for Hurt Passengers?

, April 16, 2014

If you were hurt or injured on cruise ship, you’re going to have a lot of questions. At some point, you’ll probably want to talk to a personal injury lawyer or firm that can shed some light on your specific potential case. What does our law firm do? If we had to boil it down, […]


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Not fun. Potential Outbreak of Norovirus on Princess Cruises?

, April 10, 2014

Update (April 10, 2014): CNN reports at least 83 passengers and crew of the Princess Cruises Crown Princess have gastrointestinal issues, most likely due to a Norovirus breakout aboard the vessel. Read the full CNN report here. Norovirus can cause gastrointestinal issues, including, stomach pain, nausea, diarrhea and vomiting which can also worsen pre-existing conditions or severely […]


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Why We Help Injured Cruise Ship Passengers With Their Legal Issues

, March 23, 2014

Why We Help Injured Cruise Ship Passengers We see it all of the time. People who are injured in a cruise ship accident don’t know who to talk to about their accident (like a trip in a luggage filled hallway that leads to a broken ankle, concussion or worse). Our cases involve real people – […]


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Representing Clients Injured in Cruise Ship Accidents – It’s What We Do!

, March 8, 2014

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 […]


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Carnival Cruise Ship Rescues 24 Stranded Cubans

, March 6, 2014

Some good news for the day – Carnival Paradise, en route from Tampa, Florida to the Cayman Islands stopped to rescue a boat full of Cubans. Here is a link to the story and a snippet of the news… “Matthew Sudders has been on plenty of cruises, but he’d never seen anything like this. The […]


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Quick Tips; What To Do If You Were Injured On A Celebrity Cruise Ship

, February 24, 2014

  It’s unfortunate, but accidents and injuries happen – even on Celebrity Cruise Line Ships. If you’ve been hurt or injured while sailing with Celebrity and believe that your injury was sustained due to the negligence of the crew or the cruise line itself, you may have a potential claim. Yes, Celebrity Cruises Might be […]


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Why It’s Important To Seek Legal Help After a Cruise Injury, Even If You’re Still on the Cruise Ship!

, January 23, 2014

  It’s not uncommon – injuries happen on cruise ships all the time. Some of these are minor injuries, but quite often, passengers and crewmembers suffer major injuries. These injuries can be painful, both physically and emotionally. They can also be life altering, requiring changes to daily habits or someone’s ability to work. Imagine twisting […]


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Cruise Ship Injury Lawyers, Waks and Barnett, P.A. is now on Google+

, January 22, 2014

Waks and Barnett, P.A. is now on Google+ to better serve our current and potential clients. We are a personal injury law firm specializing in cruise ship injury cases. We represent passengers and crewmembers (not the cruise lines).   We’ve come to determine that many people who have been injured or have become medically impaired […]


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Injured Cruise Ship Passengers Benefit From Updates Attorney Website

, January 17, 2014

At Waks and Barnett, P.A. (aka The Cruise Lawyers) we keep our website CruiseLawyers.com up to date and current with the latest information regarding how to get legal help for cruise ship accidents and injuries. Because information changes periodically, we update our website with a focus on: Common Cruise Ship Injuries The website also gives […]


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