Hurt While Parasailing on a Cruise Ship Excursion?

, July 4, 2014

Parasailing can be a wonderfully enjoyable activity when everything goes well. Many people do it everyday while at the beach or on vacations. It’s also a popular cruise ship excursion activity. But over the last few years, there have been too many instances where parasailing accidents have occurred and have lead to dangerous and deadly […]


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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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Stay Safe on Carnival Cruise Ships This July 4th Weekend!

, July 3, 2014

If you’re like tens of thousands of other people boarding a Carnival Cruise Ship this weekend, your main focus is on relaxation, excitement and adventure. And it should be – have fun on your vacation! The cruise lines do a great job of offering an enjoyable environment – it’s what they do best. But during […]


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The Cruise Lines Don’t Want You to Hire a Lawyer

, July 3, 2014

You may not realize it, but if you were hurt on a cruise ship and want to file an injury claim or lawsuit against the cruise line, the cruise lines would prefer that you did not hire a personal injury lawyer. Why is that? Very simply – once involved with your injury claim, experienced cruise […]


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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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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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Do Cruise Lines Offer Financial Compensation For Injuries and Accidents?

, July 1, 2014

Passengers often ask our cruise ship injury lawyers if the cruise lines will offer compensation for an injury. The simple answer is “yes” though that compensation is dependent on a variety of factors. First and foremost, it will need to be proven that an injury did occur and that the cruise ship company or its […]


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Holland America Cruise Ship Suffers Engine Room Fire – All Passengers Safe

, June 30, 2014

According to news reports, a Holland America cruise ship returned to port in Seattle because of an engine room fire. The boat was Holland America’s Westerdam. Fortunately, none of the 3,000+ passengers or cruise ship crew members were hurt or injured because of the fire. Evacuation of the cruise ship was apparently not necessary. It […]


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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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Info on Filing a Cruise Ship Injury Claim from Cruise Ship Injury Law Firm in Miami

, June 24, 2014

Incurring an injury on a cruise vacation is an awfully frustrating scenario, but it happens with regularity – much more often than most people believe. When injuries do happen, it’s important to remember that you do have legal rights and that the cruise ship may be liable for your injuries. If they are liable, you […]


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