3 Most Common Cruise Ship Accidents That Hurt Passengers

, July 7, 2014

Yes – cruise ship accidents do occur – often more frequently than most passengers believe. Passengers get hurt all time – sometimes due to “no-fault” accidents and sometimes due to negligent actions of the cruise line or its employees, the crew members. The injuries can be quite painful – broken bones, internal bleeding, severe back […]


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Miami Boat Accident Lawyers Among Those Seeking Answers in Dinner Key Crash

, July 7, 2014

In the aftermath of Friday’s 3 boat collision off Dinner Key in Miami that left 4 people dead, officials and other interested parties are seeking answers to what caused the accident – and how accidents like this and others could be avoided. New stories like Friday’s accident highlight the dangers involved in operating  boats in […]


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Parasailing Accidents on Cruise Ship Excursions Can be Dreadfully Dangerous and Deadly

, July 3, 2014

Parasailing can be a wonderfully enjoyable activity when everything goes well. But over the last few years, there have been too many instances where accidents have occurred and have lead to dangerous and deadly situations. Now, the National Transportation Safety Board is looking into parasailing. What you may not know is that it is a […]


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Why You Need a Cruise Accident Law Firm That Will Work Hard For You

, July 2, 2014

We understand the pain, frustration and uncertainty a personal injury can inflict – we know because we’ve spoken to hundreds of injured cruise ship passengers at our law firm. Because we’ve worked with injured clients for more than 25 years, their personal stories have become our stories – and it’s difficult to not be affected […]


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Get Help With a Cruise Ship Accident

, June 28, 2014

At Waks and Barnett, P.A., we’ve been helping injured cruise ship passengers for more than 25 years. We’ve seen just about every type of injury - as well as sexual assaults, severe sickness, near-drownings and death. We’ve been able to help passengers get compensation for their injuries to help cover the costs of medical care and lost wages from […]


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Important Legal Information; What Rights You Sign Away When You Buy a Cruise Ticket

, June 18, 2014

While this article is about 2 years old now, much of the information enclosed is still accurate. When you purchase a ticket for a cruise vacation, you are potentially limiting your rights. It’s all fun and margaritas when you first book a cruise. But that “ticket” is actually a contract that can run more than […]


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Shipyard Fire Damages Royal Caribbean’s Quantum of the Seas Cruise Ship

, June 13, 2014

According to reports, Royal Caribbean’s Quantum of the Seas cruise ship was damaged when a fire broke out on the third deck. The incident occurred on June 5. The shipyard, in Papenburg Germany, is where the ship is being built. The fire was brought under control relatively quickly. Two people were treated for smoke inhalation. […]


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Near-Drowning of Cruise Ship Passenger on Royal Caribbean boat Independence of the Seas

, June 5, 2014

Last week, a young passenger nearly drowned on Royal Caribbean’s Independence of the Seas. At last update, the boy was in serious condition in a hospital in France. The incident occurred off the coast of France as the ship was sailing between Southampton, England and Spain. He was rescued by adult passengers before the ship’s […]


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Get Help with Cruise Ship Passenger Accidents

, May 14, 2014

It’s unfortunate, but accidents on cruise ships, their shuttle boats and tenders and even on  cruise excursions can happen just like they can anywhere else. The potential for dangerous scenarios is common and injuries to passengers occur more often than most passengers would ever imagine. Just Google “accident on cruise ship” and you’ll see dozens […]


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Passenger Injured by Champagne Cork on Norwegian Cruise Liner

, April 29, 2014

In an unfortunate accident, a Norwegian Cruise Ship passenger was hurt when a champagne cork  struck her eye. Injuries, even unusual ones such as this, occur with frequency aboard all cruise ships. While most cruise ship vacations are enjoyable and safe, the potential for painful injury exists. From the NY Post…. A woman who was […]


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