The Brais, Brais & Rusak cruise injury lawyers have been retained to represent a Kentucky woman who was severely injured when a door latch malfunctioned. The poorly maintained latched caused a heavy exterior weather door to slam on the passenger's thumb crushing and nearly severing the appendage. The incident happened aboard the Carnival cruise ship Ecstasy while in route from Cape Canaveral, Florida to Nassau, Bahamas. The passenger was treated on the ship then in Nassau. Though the Bahamian doctors recommended amputation, the passenger smartly returned to the United States wherein doctors worked to save her thumb.
Maritime & Boating Accident
The cruise injury lawyers of Brais, Brais & Rusak were retained to represent a New York cruise passenger who was injured at the Royal Caribbean private resort at Labadee, Haiti. Royal Caribbean leases a large tract of land in Labadee wherein its cruise passengers can lay out by the beach, partake in water sport and get of glimpse of Haitian culture. Unfortunately the pavement leading to and from the attractions is uneven and contains large gaps. One for these gaps caused Brais, Brais & Rusak's client to fall and fracture her pelvis.
The cruise injury attorneys of Brais, Brais & Rusak have been retained by a Hungarian crewmember in a claim against Princess Cruise Lines. The waiter, while preforming his duties, injured his back. Evidence gathered thus far shows Princess Cruises failed to provide rudimentary safety equipment such as a back brace to the crewmember even though his job requires repeated lifting of oversized trays full of heavy dishes and cutlery.
Keith Brais & Richard Rusak Represent Florida Woman Who Contracted Norovirus on Celebrity's Solstice
The cruise injury lawyers of Brais, Brais & Rusak represent a Florida woman who contracted Norovirus and became extremely ill aboard Celebrity Cruise Line's ship Solstice. The Solstice departed Ft. Lauderdale on March 16, 2012 for a 7 day Caribbean cruise. By the time the ship returned, there were several passengers and crew displaying symptoms of Norovirus. Norovirus outbreaks are not uncommon on Celebrity cruise ships. In fact, the CDC's reported 5 outbreaks on Celebrity ships within the past 2 ½ years. Brais, Brais & Rusak has handled multiple Norovirus cases concerning the Solstice alone.
The cruise injury lawyers of Brais, Brais & Rusak represent a Texas woman who was injured while walking up a staircase to the Serenity deck aboard the Carnival Cruise ship MAGIC. The MAGIC, a 3690 passenger cruise liner, sailed from Galveston, Texas for a 7 day Caribbean cruise. The complaint filed in Federal Court alleges Carnival was negligent for allowing water from the ship's amusement slip to splash on the deck and stairs and failed to maintain the staircase. The water combined with the cruise line's failure to maintain the non-skid properties of the steps, the complaint alleges, caused Brais, Brais & Rusak's client to fall. The fall resulted in a fractured femur which required emergency surgery at UTMB in Galveston.
Cruise Injury Attorneys Brais & Rusak Represent a 9 Year-Old Louisiana Girl Who was Burned on the Carnival ELATION
Cruise injury lawyers Richard Rusak and Keith Brais have been retained to represent a little girl who was burned in a hot tub aboard the Carnival cruise ship ELATION. Facts known to date are that the girl was bathing in one of the cruise ship's hot tubs. Unfortunately, the heating element was not properly shielded and burnt the girl's leg leaving a permanent scar. If you or someone you know suffered a burn in a hot tub aboard the Carnival ELATION or any other Carnival cruise ship, we are interested in speaking with you in order to better investigate the case and better assist our client.
Florida boat accident attorneys Keith Brais and Richard Rusak filed suit on behalf of a Sarasota man who was injured in a boating accident occurring in Big Pass. On October 3, 2010, a 32' boat struck a sandbar causing serious personal injuries to Brais & Rusak's client. The Complaint alleges the boat operator failed to maintain a safe speed, post a lookout and familiarize himself with navigational hazards known to local mariners.
Miami attorneys Keith Brais and Richard Rusak filed a lawsuit against Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines on behalf of an injured cruise worker from Peru. The Complaint filed in Miami, Florida alleges the cruise line required the stateroom attendant to lift a staggering amounts of heavy luggage as a part of his job without proper assistance, safety equipment or rest breaks. Court documents reveal the heavy lifting caused the cruise worker to suffer multiple lumbar herniations with nerve root compression requiring a three level lumbar decompression and fusion.
The Florida boat accident lawyers have been retained to represent a New Jersey man who was injured aboard a charter boat operating near Tampa, Florida. The guest fractured his ankle while boarding the charter boat.
Cruise injury attorneys Richard Rusak and Keith Brais recently brought a lawsuit against Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL) on behalf of an injured New York woman. Court papers reveal the woman was walking back to her cabin when she tripped and fell over a vacuum cord slung ankle high across the passageway. The accident unfortunately resulted in a fractured humerus near the passenger's shoulder. Given the similar color of the cord and the carpeting together with NCL's failure to post any warning signs, the passenger did not see the hazard. It was learned the cruise ship's stewards cleaning nearby cabins slung the cord across the passageway because the circuit breaker would trip when they plugged the vacuum into the side of the ship where they were cleaning. The accident occurred aboard the NORWEGIAN JEWEL which left from New York City bound for the Caribbean.
The cruise injury attorneys Keith Brais & Richard Rusak have been retained to represent a West Virginia man who sustained a knee injury while cruising on the Princess Cruise Line ship RUBY PRINCESS. While walking on the ship the passenger slipped and fell on an unreasonably slippery deck. The accident occurred on a Caribbean cruise which departed from Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.
Cruise Injury Attorneys Keith Brais & Richard Rusak Bring Suit Against Royal Caribbean on Behalf of Texas Woman
Brais Law's cruise injury attorneys Keith Bras & Richard Rusak filed a lawsuit in the Federal District Court for the Southern District of Florida on behalf of a Texas woman. Court papers reveal that the passenger slipped and fell while walking on Deck 11 of the Royal Caribbean cruise ship MARINER OF THE SEAS. The cruise line decided to set up a t-shirt stand in an area which blocked access to available handrails. Not having access to any handrails, the passenger slipped and fell on a wet and unreasonably slippery deck injuring her knee.
The Miami resort injury lawyers of Brais law have been retained by a Florida couple to bring a personal injury claim against Rosewood Resorts. In September the Florida woman was standing off to the side of a marked path when a golf cart operated by a resort employee and loaded with tables came around a bend at an excessive speed. The tables hanging over the cart's side collided with the woman causing significant personal injuries. Resorts owe a duty of reasonable care to its guest and visitors to its properly. This reasonable care means operating gulf carts at a safe speed and no to load them so there is significant overhang.
The cruise accident lawyers of Brais Law filed a lawsuit in Miami, Florida federal court on behalf of a New Jersey woman who fell on a unreasonably slippery deck of the cruise ship CARNIVAL GLORY. Court papers reveal that the passenger left the cruise ship's hot tub but there was no mat provided at the base to dry her feet. While walking back to her shoes she slipped and fell on an unreasonably slippery deck. The incident resulted in a meniscus tear which required a surgery to repair.
The cruise line accident lawyers of Brais law filed suit against Carnival Cruises for a personal injury suffered by a Texas woman. The complaint alleged the passenger arrived at CARNIVAL TRIUMPH while at dock in Galveston. Upon boarding the cruise ship, crewmembers informed her the cabins were not ready to be occupied and directed her to walk through certain hallways in order to arrive at the buffet. The woman followed the crewmember's instructions. Unfortunately, the hallway she was directed to take was in disrepair as a leak formed in the ceiling causing water to drip on the highly polished marble floor. With no warning signs in placed, and unable to see the water, the passenger slipped and fell causing an injury to her lower back.