The Port of Seattle is home to a busy cruise port that several major cruise ships call their home port. Nearly 300 cruise ships make a stop at the Seattle cruise port before heading to a variety of destinations including South America, the Panama Canal, points along the U.S. West Coast and Pacific Northwest destinations up through Canada and Alaska. The following cruise ships dock in Elliott Bay at either the Smith Cove Cruise Terminal at Pier 91 or Pier 66:

  • Carnival Cruise’s Carnival Legend
  • Celebrity Cruise’s Celebrity Solstice
  • Holland America’s Eurodam, the Oosterdam and the Amsterdam
  • Norwegian Cruise’s Norwegian Joy and the Norwegian Bliss
  • Silversea Cruises’ Silver Muse
  • Princess Cruises’ Ruby Princess
  • Royal Caribbean’s Ovation of the Seas

If a Cruise Trip out of Seattle has Gone Wrong Resulting in You or a Loved One Getting Injured, You Need the Brais Law Firm

Brais Law is made up of a team of legal professionals and cruise ship injury attorneys in Seattle who are well-versed in all aspects of cruise ship accident cases. Keith Brais has a degree in marine engineering, obtained multiple marine engineer licenses and is a board-certified expert in admiralty and maritime law. He spent nearly 20 years defending companies like cruise lines against injury claims until one case he won made him decide his talents would best be used to help individuals who have been hurt in accidents caused by neglect or recklessness. All of this unique experience results in a law firm that has your best interests at heart and the skill and expertise to get clients what they deserve.

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See If a Cruise Ship Lawyer on Our Talented Team Can Help You

Our Seattle cruise ship lawyers have over 70 years of combined trial experience and know how to get you the compensation you need in order to restore your life. Contact our law offices today to schedule a free initial consultation to go over your Seattle cruise accident claim.

Know Your Rights If You Were Sexually Assaulted on a Cruise Ship

It is an unfortunate fact that rape and sexual assault occur on cruise ships. Though this is a criminal act and the perpetrator should be arrested and charged, there is a personal injury aspect as well in the eyes of maritime and local laws. An attorney with us has handled injury claim cases in Seattle that involve sexual assault. You have a right to seek physical and emotional damages against the perpetrator in civil court and you may also be entitled to compensation from the cruise line. Your trip on a cruise ship should not be dangerous and the cruise line company has a responsibility to keep passengers safe.

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FAQs: Know Your Rights in a Cruise Ship Accident

What Are the Steps in Filing a Cruise Accident Claim?

Can I Still Seek Damages If I Signed a Waiver?

Do You Help Cruise Ship Crewmembers Who Have Been Injured?

What Are the Steps in Filing a Cruise Accident Claim?

Your attorney will do the following:

  1. Obtain information on the circumstances of the accident, any witnesses, photos of the scene and your injuries, etc.
  2. Obtain accident reports, medical reports, and any other evidence showing negligence
  3. Put together a detailed claim based on the above that clearly shows the cruise line's liability and the corresponding compensation due
  4. Submit a claim

Can I Still Seek Damages If I Signed a Waiver?

It is standard practice by cruise lines to have passengers sign a waiver before purchasing their ticket but this does not excuse them from responsibility. Discuss the specifics of your case with our lawyers to see what can be done to obtain compensation.

Do You Help Cruise Ship Crewmembers Who Have Been Injured?

Yes, a cruise ship attorney at Brais Law knows the Jones Act and other maritime laws regarding workers' compensation for cruise employees inside and out. We have helped crewmembers get fair compensation for on-the-job accident costs such as:

  • Medical bills
  • Lost income
  • Impacts on ability to work
  • Pain and suffering
  • And others

Speak to a Cruise Ship Accident Lawyer at Brais Law with No Risk

Contact Brais Law Firm any time if you are a Seattle cruise ship passenger or crewmember who was hurt in an accident. We offer a free case evaluation and if you become our client, there is no out of pocket risk to you. We represent clients based on a contingency fee so our payment solely comes from a percentage of what we win for you.

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