July 2012 Archives

July 28, 2012

Brais Law Lawyers Sue Celebrity Cruises on Behalf of Injured Pennsylvania Passenger

Pennsylvania Cruise Injury Lawyer.gifThe cruise injury lawyers of Brais Law have filed a lawsuit against Celebrity Cruises on behalf of a Pennsylvania passenger. The case filed in Miami federal court alleges the cruise line failed to maintain a metal strip on top of a stair. The complaint further asserts the metal strip became pried up causing a hazard. The passenger tripped and fell over the metal strip resulting in a significant knee injury. The accident occurred on the CELEBRITY CENTURY during an Alaska cruise.

July 26, 2012

Brais Law Attorneys Represent Injured Ukrainian Crewmember against Royal Caribbean Cruises

Ukraine Cruise Injury Lawyer.jpgThe cruise attorneys of Brais Law represent a Ukrainian crewmember in a work related injury sustained on board Royal Caribbean's cruise ship INDEPENDENCE OF THE SEAS. The seafarer worked in the capacity of a waiter. His job required him to work several hours lifting heavy trays with little break time. While lifting a heavy tray during a dinner service, his back gave out causing multiple spinal disc herniations.

July 24, 2012

Brais Law Firm Files Sexual Assault Lawsuit against Norwegian Cruise Lines (NCL) on Behalf of Ohio Passenger

Ohio Cruise Attorney.gifThe cruise injury lawyers of Brais & Brais filed a sexual assault claim against NCL in Miami Federal Court on behalf of an Ohio passenger. The lawsuit alleges a crewmember aboard the NORWEGIAN SKY sexually harassed, followed and assaulted a female passenger on the last night of the cruise. Under maritime law, cruise lines are strictly liable for sexual assaults / rapes perpetrated by crew against passengers. The claims seeks compensatory damages for injury and emotional distress.

July 23, 2012

Brais Law Represents Woman Injured in Miami Beach Jet Ski Accident

Florida Jet Ski Accident Lawyers.gifThe Miami jet ski injury lawyers of Brais Law represent a woman who was injured on a Jet Ski while on vacation at Miami Beach, Florida. The accident caused a significant head injury so much so that she was airlifted to Jackson Trauma Center for treatment. The complaint filed in Miami circuit court alleges the Jet Ski concessionaire negligently entrusted the personal watercraft by not providing any of the instruction required by Florida law.

July 21, 2012

Brais Law Sues Royal Caribbean Cruises on Behalf of a Houston, Texas Passenger

Texas Cruise Injury Lawyer.jpgThe cruise injury lawyers at Brais law have filed a lawsuit against Royal Caribbean Cruises for an injury to a passenger from Houston, Texas. In the Complaint filed in Miami federal court, the passenger alleges the cruise line's defective design of a stairway which was not equipped with a rail extending the entire length was a contributing factor to a fall which caused a serious injury to the passenger's leg. The accident occurred on the VOYAGER OF THE SEAS during a Caribbean cruise that left from Galveston, Texas.

July 18, 2012

Brais Law Sues Carnival Cruises on Behalf of Louisiana Passenger

Louisiana Cruise Injury Lawyer.pngThe cruise injury lawyers of Brais & Brais filed suit against Carnival Cruises on behalf of a Louisiana passenger for damages concerning a personal injury. The complaint filed in Miami federal court alleges the passenger was exiting a public restroom when a faulty hydraulic door closer caused the door to slam at a high rate of speed thereby shoving the 51 year old cruise passenger into a wall. From the incident, the passenger claims to have suffered a head, neck and shoulder injury. The accident occurred aboard the CARNIVAL ECSTASY during a Caribbean cruise leaving from Galveston, Texas.