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Author: Keith Brais

5 Common Injury Risks on Cruise Ships

March 10, 2022 Cruise Ship Injury & Death

Cruising can be fun. It can also be dangerous. While they aren’t often publicized, injuries onboard cruise ships are extremely common. While these injuries may result from a variety of different factors, some factors are more common than others. In this article, Miami cruise ship accident attorney  Keith Brais discusses five common injury risks for cruise passengers.

Do You Have a Claim for One of These Common Cruise Ship Injuries?

February 21, 2022 Cruise Ship Passenger Injury During Shore Excursion

Each year, thousands of cruise ship passengers suffer injuries at sea. While some of these injuries result from passengers’ own carelessness or poor choices, many result from cruise line negligence. When a cruise line’s negligence is to blame for a passenger’s injury, the passenger can file a claim for compensation with the help of a Fort Lauderdale cruise ship injury attorney.

Jones Act or LHWCA? Know Your Rights When You Spend Part of Your Workday on a Vessel

February 14, 2022 Jones Act Claims

The Jones Act protects you if you spend your days working onboard a vessel; and, if you work in the maritime industry but spend your days on land, you can file for benefits under the Longshore and Harbor Workers Compensation Act (LHWCA) when you get injured on the job. But, what if you do both? For example, what if you clean or repair boats for a living? Or, what if you are a supervisor or inspector who spends some (but […]

Are Cruise Ship Employees Eligible for Workers’ Compensation in Miami?

February 7, 2022 Cruise Ship Injury & Death

Miami is known as the Cruise Capital of the World—and for good reason. According to Miami-Dade County, PortMiami welcomes more cruise passengers each year than any other port on Earth. Many cruise line employees live in Miami as well. If you live in the area and got injured while working onboard a cruise ship, can you file for workers’ compensation benefits? An experienced Miami cruise ship accident attorney explains: