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Author: Keith Brais

Limited Capacity Onboard Cruise Ships Doesn’t Necessarily Mean Limited Risks

June 22, 2022 Cruise Ship Injury & Death

In order to set sail in 2022, many cruise lines are operating their ships at limited capacity. While the idea behind limiting capacity is to reduce the risk of COVID-19 transmission, the number of passengers onboard is just one of numerous relevant factors.
It is also important to keep in mind that the risk of COVID-19 transmission is just one of the risks passengers face while cruising. From food poisoning to injuries from falls and crew member assaults, passengers face a […]

Were You Injured in a Boating Accident Over Memorial Day Weekend?

May 31, 2022 Boating Accident Injury & Death

Serving as the unofficial start of summer, Memorial Day weekend is one of the busiest boating weekends of the year. Each year, there are dozens of serious accidents across the United States, and there are far more minor accidents that go unreported. If you were injured in a boating accident over Memorial Day weekend, you have clear legal rights, but you will need to be careful to make sure you can recover the financial compensation you deserve.

10 Leading Causes of Watersports Accidents (and How Victims Can Seek Compensation for Each)

May 17, 2022 Jet Ski & Personal Watercraft Accidents

Riding jet skis, wakeboarding, waterskiing, tubing, kayaking and canoeing are all great ways to enjoy spending time on the water. When weather and water conditions are favorable, and when everyone involved is committed to staying safe, all types of watersports can be relatively low-risk activities for participants of all ages and capabilities.

Brais Law Recognizes May as National Water Safety Month

April 29, 2022 Firm News

May is National Water Safety Month. Coordinated by the Pool & Hot Tub Alliance (PHTA) with support from the American Red Cross, National Recreation and Park Association, and World Waterpark Association, National Water Safety Month is a campaign designed to promote awareness of the risks associated with all types of water-related activities. This includes everything from swimming and diving to boating and riding jet skis.