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June 23, 2015

Injured Louisiana Carnival Cruise Passenger Hires BBRC

Louisiana Cruise Injury Lawyer.pngThe cruise passenger injury lawyers of BBRC have been retained to represent a Louisiana woman who fell due to an unreasonably slippery deck aboard the Carnival Elation cruise ship. The slip and fall occurred on the ship's Lido deck. The accident, unfortunately, resulted in a rotator cuff tear requiring surgery.

Representing several cruise passengers throughout the years, we at BBRC have noticed several slip and falls on the Lido decks within Carnival's fleet. We believe the reason for these accidents is simple. Carnival Cruise Lines just does not properly maintain the non-skid properties of these decks. When the decks are first laid down, they may be reasonably safe. But after cruise upon cruise that sees thousands of people walking on the decks daily, these safety features break down leaving the decks smooth and slippery. This, combined with the inherent wetness from people leaving the nearby pools, is a recipe for disaster. Unfortunately, the paying passenger suffers from Carnival's negligence.

If you suffered a slip and fall on the Elation or any other Carnival cruise ship Lido deck and would like to learn more about your rights, feel free to contact our multiple Maritime Board Certified Attorneys for a free consultation. Remember, Carnival's cruise ticket requires you to provide special written notice of your claim within six months of your accident and requires you to bring a lawsuit in Miami Federal Court within one year. We at BBRC will be happy to walk you through your options and provide you with an honest and straightforward evaluation of your claim. You can contact us by clicking our on-line cruise injury intake form or calling us toll free at (800) 499-0551.

February 16, 2015

Injured Texas Cruise Passenger Retains Brais Law Attorneys

Texas Cruise Injury Lawyer.jpgOur cruise injury lawyers have been retained to assist an injured Texas passenger in a claim against a cruise line. In a lawsuit filed in Federal Court, the passenger alleges he was injured when he slipped and fell on the lido deck. The slip and fall resulted in an alleged shoulder injury. Cruise lines are obligated under the law to provide a reasonably safe cruise ship for their passengers. This does not only mean cleaning transitory dangerous conditions like water or food from the deck, but also maintaining the deck's anti-skid properties so a passenger could be reasonably safe when walking across a wet deck. It is our experience that cruise ship decks, especially decks that receive heavy foot traffic like lido decks, are often times worn from use. The complaint alleges the cruise line fell below the reasonably safe standard for maintaining its decks. If you, or if you know of anyone who, slipped on a lido deck, we would like to talk to you so we could better assist our client.

August 13, 2014

Injured Arkansas Cruise Passenger Retains BBR Lawyers

Arkansas Cruise Injury Lawyer.pngAn Arkansas passenger who took a cruise aboard the Carnival Sunshine retained our lawyers after slipping on the Lido Deck. This particular cruise ship is known to our lawyers as having issues with its exterior decks. In this case, the passenger was walking across the Lido Deck on when she slipped and fell. The accident resulted in a fractured ankle. Cruise lines such a Carnival are obligated under maritime law to provide passengers with a ship that is reasonably safe. It is BBR's position that a ship known to have many slip and fall incidents cannot be found reasonably safe. This case is currently pending before a Florida federal court.

May 24, 2014

Carnival Cruise Sexual Assault Victim Retains Brais Brais & Rusak

Texas Cruise Injury Lawyer.jpgThe cruise attorneys of Brais Brais & Rusak have been retained by a Texas woman who was sexually assaulted in a ladies restroom aboard the Carnival Magic. At approximately 1:30 am on May 3rd, 2014, the victim was sexually assaulted by an unknown female in the ladies room near the ship's piano lounge. If you witnessed the attack or have information about this incident, please contact our law firm so we could better assist the victim.

May 16, 2014

Carnival Sunshine Passenger Hires Brais Brais & Rusak for Slip and Fall Accident

Florida Cruise Accident Lawyer.gifWe have previously reported that Carnival Cruise's "new" ship the Sunshine has a big problem with unreasonably slippery exterior decks. Our law firm has recently been hired to represent passenger who slipped and fallen on this Port Canaveral based cruise ship. In this case, the passenger fell on the Lido or pool deck. Despite the cruise line's marketing, the Sunshine is not a new ship. In fact, it was originally launched in 1995 as the Density. The ship was re-launched in May 2013 and renamed the Sunshine. It is noteworthy that it is not often a ship that was just dry-docked to have so many slip and falls. This makes one wonder if the decking surface was improperly installed.

February 24, 2014

Passenger Injured aboard Carnival Inspiration after Falling from Bunk Bed

California Cruise Injury Attorney .gifThe cruise injury lawyers of Brais Brais & Rusak have been retained by a California man who sustained a significant spinal cord injury and lacerations above his left eye after falling from his stateroom's bunk bed aboard the Carnival Inspiration. Cruise lines such as Carnival have the duty to reasonably protect their passengers from danger. In this case, it is alleged that Carnival failed to satisfy its duty as the bunk bed rails were too short for the average adult. Our firm's investigation has led us to learn there were other similar accidents aboard the Inspiration in the months before our client's injury. If you, or someone you know, fell while sleeping on a Carnival cruise ship bunk bed, we would like to learn more about your experience. Any information you have, will assist in our representation of our client.

January 2, 2014

Louisiana Woman Injured on the Carnival Elation Hires Brais Brais & Rusak

Louisiana Cruise Injury Lawyer.pngA Louisiana woman has hired the cruise accident attorneys of Brais Brais & Rusak to represent her in a personal injury claim against Carnival. While walking on the Lido deck aboard the Elation cruise ship our client was struck by malfunctioning automatic doors. The force of the closing doors caused the passenger to be thrown to the ground. The accident resulted significant personal injuries. Carnival owes its guests the duty to provide reasonable care which includes properly maintaining all doors aboard its ships. There seems to be a problem with doors malfunctioning aboard Carnival cruise ships. This law firm alone is representing multiple passengers who suffered personal injuries (including severed fingers) from malfunctioning doors. If you, or know of someone who, was injured aboard the Elation by a malfunctioning automatic door, our lawyers would like to speak with you. Your experience can help us better serve our clients. Brais Brais & Rusak offer many different ways to contact our law firm which could be learned by clicking this link.

December 31, 2013

New Jersey Woman Injured on the Carnival Imagination Hires Brais Brais & Rusak

New Jersey Cruise Injury Lawyers.jpgThe Brais Brais & Rusak cruise injury attorneys have been retained by a New Jersey woman who slipped and fell aboard the Carnival cruise ship Imagination. The passenger was on the last leg of a Caribbean voyage when she slipped and fell on an unreasonably hazardous deck causing her to fracture a bone in her foot. Carnival has the legal duty to provide reasonably safe cruise for its passengers. Often times cruise lines breach this duty when they fail to maintain the non-slip coating on the decks or dry the decks when they become wet. The Immigration is currently making weekly voyages to the Caribbean from Miami but will be soon repositioned to Los Angeles. If you have fallen or seen a person fall on the Imagination, our cruise accident lawyers would like to speak with you to better sever our clients.

December 16, 2013

Family of Child Injured on the Carnival Fascination Hire BBR

Florida Cruise Accident Lawyer.gifThe BBR Cruise Injury Attorneys have been retained by the family of a Jacksonville, Florida child who was injured aboard the Carnival Fascination cruise ship. While exiting a public restroom, the boy's finger was severally lacerated when the bathroom's door malfunctioned.

Our firm has represented multiple cruise passengers who were injured due to negligently maintained doors. If you have been injured or witnessed a restroom door malfunction aboard the Fascination, we like to speak to you. Please call us at our toll free number 1-800-499-0551.

December 6, 2013

Injured Houston Passenger Carnival Triumph Hires BBR

Texas Cruise Injury Lawyer.jpgThe cruise injury lawyers of BBR have been retained by Houston woman who slipped and fell aboard the Carnival Triumph. While on a vacation with her family, the passenger was enjoying the ship's Lido deck which offers pools, music and food. She encountered an unreasonably slippery section while walking across the deck which caused her to fall. The accident most unfortunately resulted in vertebral fractures.

This law firm represents several passengers who slip and fall on Carnival cruise ships' Lido decks. The reason why there are so many accidents on Lido decks is because it is one of the heaviest foot traffic areas aboard ships. Thousands of passengers and crew walk across the Lido deck on any given cruise liner daily which erodes the deck's anti-slip properties. Cruise lines often times decide to keep their ships in operation to generate money as opposed to canceling a cruise or two to properly maintain these decks. This causes slipping hazards. The Triumph sails from Galveston, Texas to Western Caribbean and Mexican ports. If you slipped on the Triumph's Lido deck, we would like to speak with you.

October 21, 2013

Louisiana Cruise Trip and Fall Victim Aboard the Carnival Elation Hires BBR Lawyers

Louisiana Cruise Injury Lawyer.pngThe cruise injury attorneys of BBR have been retained by a Louisiana woman who was injured in a trip and fall accident aboard the Carnival cruise ship Elation. The passenger's foot became stuck in a poorly lit and maintained stairwell between the Lido and Serenity Decks causing her to fall while the ship was returning to New Orleans. Unfortunately, the fall resulted in a fracture to the passenger's tailbone (Coccyx). Such injuries are extremely painful. Cruise lines such as Carnival owe their passengers the duty of reasonable care for their safety. The legal duty requires that stair ways be properly maintained and lit so to lessen the likelihood of passengers tripping and sustaining injuries.

August 28, 2013

Carnival Cruise Stateroom Stewardess Hires BBR's Lawyers for Wrist Injury

Thailand Crew Injury Lawyer.pngA stateroom stewardess from Thailand has hired the cruise injury lawyers of BBR to represent her in a claim against Carnival Cruise Lines. The crewmember injured her wrist while performing heavy lifting of mattresses and bedding as part of her job duties. Stateroom stewards and stewardesses are required to "turn over" dozens of cabins on embarkation days so the cabins are fresh for the oncoming passengers. Often times the ship is short staffed requiring the attendants to turn over a cabin within minutes and work without breaks so as to reach all rooms. This means the crewmember must lift thousands of pounds in hours. This causes injuries, and in this case, a wrist injury.

August 27, 2013

Louisiana Carnival Cruise Ship Slip & Fall Victim Hires BB&R Lawyers

Louisiana Cruise Injury Lawyer.pngThe cruise injury lawyers of BB&R have been hired to represent a Louisiana woman who slipped and fell on an unreasonably slippery deck. The fall occurred on the Lido deck of the Carnival cruise ship Elation and caused injuries to her neck, shoulder and induced carpal tunnel syndrome in her wrist. BB&R has litigated many slip and fall injury cases against the major cruise lines including Carnival.

June 15, 2013

Brais Brais & Rusak Cruise Injury Attorneys Represent Kentucky Passenger Against Carnival

Kentucky Cruise Injury Attorneys.gifThe 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.

March 21, 2013

Richard Rusak & Keith Brais Sue Carnival Cruises on Behalf of Texas Woman

Texas Cruise Injury Lawyer.jpgThe 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.