Cruise Industry / Travel Passenger Resources

Center for Disease Control and Prevention

International Centre for Cruise Research

Cruise Junkie News & Sources

International Cruise Victims Association

Sexual Assault / Rape Help

Jackson Health System Rape Treatment

Florida Domestic Violence/Rape Crisis Centers

Healthy Place "Date or Acquaintance Rape"

Rape Treatment Center – Santa Monica, ULCA Medical Center

eMedicineHealth – Sexual Assault – Sexual Assault

The National Center for Victims of Crime

Crewmembers' Wages & Contracts

"The Perfect Scam - For the workers life is no carnival" … An article by Kirk Nielsen of the Miami New Times Feb 3 2000.
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"Deep Blue Greed - The Arison clan built Carnival into a money machine by cleverly avoiding tax law" … An article by Ted Kissell of the Miami new Times Feb 3 2000.
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Injury, Death, Disappearance & Sexual Assault

"Carnival? Try Criminal - What happens when a female passenger is assaulted on a cruise ship? Not much …" An article by Tristram Korten of the Miami New Times Feb 3, 2003.
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Medical Resources

The Merck Online Medical Library

Passengers with Disability

ADA Home Page

ADA Applies to Foreign-Flag Cruise Ships – In Theory

The ADA and Cruise Ships: Separating Fact From Fiction

Law Enforcement

Federal Bureau of Investigation (“FBI”)


Florida State Courts

Florida Laws

Florida Search of Statutes

The Florida Bar

Florida’s Lemon Law

The Florida Constitution

Boating Safety

Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission

United States Coast Guard

United States Coast Guard / Boating Safety

Marine Transportation Safety Board

National Safe Boating Council

National Safe Boating Council

Federal Railroad Administration

Federal Railroad Administration

Associations of Lawyers

American Association for Justice

Florida Justice Association

Miami-Dade Justice Association

Maritime Organizations / News / References

International Maritime Organization

Maritime News

Admiralty & Maritime Law Guide

Law of the Sea

Maritime Legal Links

U.S. Constitution, Art. III

Coast Guard

Navigation & Navigable Waters

Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act

Clean Water Act

Federal Water Pollution Control Act of 1972

Prevention of Pollution from Ships Act

Oil Pollution Act of 1990

Protection of Environment

Jones Act

Death on the High Seas Act

Shipping Act

Federal Maritime Lien Act

Maritime Conventions and Treaties

United Nations Convention on the Carriage of Goods by Sea

Hague-Visby Rules

York-Antwerp Rules

Client Reviews

After my accident I contacted them right away. I was able to see them the same day and was kept in contact throughout the process. Everyone in the office was very accommodating, polite and professional. I highly recommend Brais Law and think very highly of their lead attorneys. They helped me WIN my case, and I am forever grateful. They went above and beyond to assist me. Thank you all so very much. H.S.
The entire law firm of Brais Law were extremely helpful in handling my snorkeling accident. The firm takes customer service to a new level, not only being readily available, but courteous, respectful, sympathetic, and empathetic. The firm, especially Keith and Karla, were always quick to return calls, offer updates, and provide guidance and information. There is no comparison when it comes to firms. If you need legal advice or representation, especially concerning maritime events, contact Keith and his crew first and save yourself a lot of time and heartache! J.C.
I was looking to refer a client injured on a cruise ship and had the pleasure of speaking to Keith. Keith was extremely helpful and he took time out of his day to provide some guidance. If you're looking for a Admiralty & Maritime /Personal Injury Lawyer in Florida, I would highly recommend Brais Law Firm! T.C.