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Author: Keith Brais

Injured in a Boat Accident on Vacation in Key West?

February 1, 2022 Boating Accident Injury & Death

Renting a boat or going on a chartered tour or fishing expedition is a great way to experience Key West’s unique ecological environment. Unfortunately, it can also be dangerous. From poorly-maintained boats to negligent and inebriated captains, there are numerous issues that can lead to accidents on the water. If you’ve been injured in a grounding or collision, you should speak with a Key West boat accident lawyer about your legal rights.

What Does a Maritime Lawyer Do?

January 31, 2022 Maritime Litigation

You got hurt at work, and your friends and family members are telling you that you should talk to a lawyer. But, you have questions, and you aren’t sure whether you really need a lawyer to represent you. In particular, you want to know: What does a Fort Lauderdale maritime lawyer do? How much does it cost to hire a lawyer? And, most of all, is it worth it?
5 Ways a Maritime Lawyer Can Help You
There are lots of ways […]

Who Can I Sue for a Jet Ski Accident?

January 24, 2022 Jet Ski & Personal Watercraft Accidents

The costs of a jet ski accident can add up quickly. One day you are enjoying your time on the water, and the next you are facing bills you cannot afford. You need to seek just compensation, and this means you need to know who is responsible for what happened. So, who can you sue for a jet ski accident? Fort Lauderdale jet ski accident lawyer Keith Brais explains:
Multiple Parties Could Be Liable for Your Jet Ski Accident
Several factors can […]

Do I Have a Claim Under the Jones Act?

January 17, 2022 Jones Act Claims

If you work on a boat, ship, barge or other vessel, there is a good chance that you have heard about the Jones Act. The Jones Act is a federal law that protects maritime and offshore workers, and it is extremely common for these workers to get injured on the job. Your coworkers may have filed claims under the Jones Act, or you may have heard about others filing Jones Act claims. If you now need to know about your […]

What are Your Rights If You Get Injured as a Crew Member on a Cruise Ship?

January 10, 2022 Cruise Ship Injury & Death

While cruise ship accidents often make headlines, this media coverage almost exclusively focuses on accidents involving passengers. Accidents involving passengers may be more common; but, many cruise ship crew members get injured on the job each year, and in many cases, these injuries have life-altering or life-threatening consequences. In this article, Miami crew member injury attorney Keith Brais explains what you need to know if you have been injured while working onboard a cruise ship.
Cruise Ship Crew Members Qualify as […]