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.
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 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.
The 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.
The 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.