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New Jersey Cruise Injury Lawyers.jpgThe cruise injuries lawyers of Brais Law Firm have been retained to represent a New Jersey woman who fractured her ankle while disembarking the Celebrity Cruise ship Constellation. The passenger alleges that while making her way off the cruise ship in Porto, Portugal she slipped and fell on an unmaintained and slippery gangway. Radiological studies taken shortly after the incident revealed the slip and fall caused the passenger to suffer multiple fractures to her left ankle. These fractures required her to undergo an initial open reduction internal fixation surgery and a second surgery to remove the hardware. Maritime law requires cruise lines to provide passengers safe ingress and egress to and from their cruise ships.

Kentucky Cruise Injury Attorneys.gifThe Brais Law Firm 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.

Louisiana Cruise Injury Lawyer.pngCruise 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.

Texas Cruise Injury Lawyer.jpgBrais 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.

New Jersey Cruise Injury Lawyers.jpgThe 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.

Texas Cruise Injury Lawyer.jpgThe 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.

New Jersey Cruise Injury Lawyers.jpgThe cruise injury attorneys of Brais Law filed a lawsuit against Norwegian Cruise Lines (NCL) and Steiner Spas on behalf of an injured New Jersey passenger. In a complaint filed in the Southern District of Florida, Brais Law’s client alleges that while receiving a spa massage treatment the massage therapist dangerously and negligently injured his neck.

Texas Cruise Injury Lawyer.gifThe maritime injury attorneys of Brais Law filed suit in Miami Federal Court against Royal Caribbean Cruises for its negligence in causing a significant knee injury to a passenger from Texas. The lawsuit alleges the passenger was descending an ornamental staircase which, which was for aesthetic reasons, not equipped with a handrail for the bottom stairs. The complaint reveals that when the passenger reached the end of the stairwell she fell because there was no handrail for her to grab. The fall resulted in a serious knee injury requiring surgery.

North Carolina Cruise Injury Law Firm.jpgThe admiralty and maritime injury attorneys of Brais & Brais brought a lawsuit against Carnival Cruises on behalf of a North Carolina passenger. The passenger sustained a broken leg aboard the CARNIVAL FASCINATION when she slipped and fell on water which accumulated on a highly polished floor near the pool deck’s elevators. The complaint filed in Miami, Florida alleges Carnival was negligent by failing to mop up water on an already slick surface located in a high foot traffic area.

Florida Cruise Injury Lawyer.gifBrais Law cruise accident attorneys settled a personal injury against a major Miami based cruise line on behalf of Florida Passenger who slipped and fell on the ship’s pool deck. The fall caused a knee injury which required two knee surgeries with the possibility of a future total knee replacement. During the pre-lawsuit settlement negotiation, it was brought out that cause of the accident was a result of the deck being unreasonably slippery.

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