Do I Need a Lawyer for Cruise Ship Injuries?

, July 2, 2014

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 injuries often don’t have any idea of “what to do” once they return home from […]


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

, May 5, 2014

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 fun, enjoyable and relaxing. When injuries occur, most passengers face a great deal of confusion. […]


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Meet Jennifer Thompson, Miami Cruise Ship Injury Lawyer

, April 27, 2014

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 or negligent in their actions. Those negligent actions (by the cruise line or its employees, […]


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Top 5 Cruise Injury Blog Posts from April 2014

, April 24, 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 had “no idea” what to do. They best they could do was to “just get […]


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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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