Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

The Florida Injury Lawyer Blog is an online legal news portal founded by Spencer Aronfeld, an experienced Miami personal injury attorney and legal writer. In each post he provides his personal take on today’s complex legal environment. Making use of his twenty years worth of legal experience, and exuberant personality he presents his liberal commentary and provides a valuable alternative to the mainstream media.

In each post Aronfeld and other contributors attempt to inform the public about important changes in personal injury law, safety tips, and the current cases his firm Aronfeld Trial Lawyers is handling. Topics range from child-injury, car accidents, recalled medical devices and prescription drugs.

Abogado de Lesion Miami

El blog que se llama El Abogado de Lesiónes en la Florida es un portal de noticias, línea legal fundada por Spencer Aronfeld, un abogado experimentado en lesiones personales Miami y escritor legal. En cada blog el ofrece su opinion personal en el dificil ambiente legal. Haciendo uso de sus veinte años de experiencia legal, y de su personalidad exhuberante que presenta su comentario liberal y proporciona una valiosa alternativa a los medios de comunicación.

En cada blog Aronfeld y otros colaboradores tratan de informar al público acerca de los cambios importantes de la ley de lesiones personales, consejos de seguridad, y los casos actuales que la firma de abogados de litigios Aronfeld están manejando. Los temas van desde las lesiones durante la infancia, accidentes automovilísticos, dispositivos médicos ,utensilios medicos recogidos y medicamentos recetados.

Safety Tips to Remember on Your Next Cruise Ship Shore Excursion

Safety Tips to Remember on Your Next Cruise Ship Shore Excursion

Shore excursions are a big part of most cruises. These excursions, which are offered at various ports can be a lot of fun, so long as cruise passengers are safe. Royal Caribbean Cruise Line was recently in the headlines after one of its passengers was attacked by a shark and died tragically while on an [...]

Disney Cruise Lines Announces New Cruise Ship and Destination 

Disney Cruise Lines Announces New Cruise Ship and Destination 

Disney Cruise Lines announced they will be adding a new cruise ship to its fleet, as well as a new destination. This announcement was made at the D23 Expo and comes just after Disney launched its newest vessel, the Disney Wish, in July. The newest vessel will be named the Disney Treasure, and it will [...]

Royal Caribbean Cruise Ship Passenger Killed While Snorkeling in the Bahamas 

Royal Caribbean Cruise Ship Passenger Killed While Snorkeling in the Bahamas 

A tragedy occurred on an independent shore excursion after a Royal Caribbean cruise ship passenger was killed by a bull shark while snorkeling in the Bahamas. The late passenger was a guest on the Royal Caribbean International’s Harmony of the Seas. The attack occurred near Green Cay, just nine miles east-northeast from the city of [...]

The Latest Cruise Line to Drop COVID-19 Testing Requirements from Miami

The Latest Cruise Line to Drop COVID-19 Testing Requirements from Miami

Since the COVID-19 pandemic first hit in March 2020, cruise lines have been working hard to keep up with the various regulations and health requirements in an effort to keep their passengers safe. These protocols have included testing, vaccination, and capacity requirements for cruise lines. As the pandemic has continued and as vaccines have become [...]

Fight Breaks Out on Carnival Cruise Ship Based in Jacksonville, FL Injuring Multiple People

Fight Breaks Out on Carnival Cruise Ship Based in Jacksonville, FL Injuring Multiple People

Chaos broke out onboard a Carnival cruise ship sailing out of Jacksonville, Florida, after a fight between several passengers occurred. News of the brawl quickly spread as several passengers captured the fight on their cell phones. The video footage, later shared on multiple news sites and social media, showed passengers on the Carnival Elation throwing [...]

The Most Common Causes of Cruise Ship Injuries and How to Claim Compensation

The Most Common Causes of Cruise Ship Injuries and How to Claim Compensation

Cruise vacations are a great way to see and experience dream destinations. Filled to the brim with dining options and activity choices, today's cruise ships are like floating cities, where there truly is something for everyone. However, sometimes, the unfortunate can occur, and you can find yourself seriously injured while on your cruise. Many times, [...]

Attorney Spencer Aronfeld Named a 2022 Florida Super Lawyer

Attorney Spencer Aronfeld Named a 2022 Florida Super Lawyer

MIAMI – Founder and Board Certified Civil Trial Lawyer, Spencer Aronfeld of Aronfeld Trial Lawyers has been selected for inclusion in Florida Super Lawyers 2022, in the practice area of Transportation & Maritime Law.  This is the ninth consecutive year Aronfeld has been selected to the Florida Super Lawyers list (2014-2022). He was also included [...]

Is Royal Caribbean Liable for My FlowRider Injury If I Signed a Waiver?

Is Royal Caribbean Liable for My FlowRider Injury If I Signed a Waiver?

Cruise ships come with multiple rides and attractions all meant to provide fun and entertainment for passengers onboard. However, sometimes a ride that is meant to be fun can cause serious injuries.    The FlowRider is one of those attractions offered by many cruise companies, including Royal Caribbean. The FlowRider is a surfing simulator. The [...]

Who Is Liable for a Bar Fight Injury in Florida?

Who Is Liable for a Bar Fight Injury in Florida?

A recent bar fight at a nightclub in Destin, Florida, has brought to light the issue of what happens when a violent attack occurs in a bar or nightclub, and who is liable when someone is injured during one of these incidents. The fight occurred in the early morning hours on Sunday, June 26. According [...]

Which Cruise Lines Have Dropped COVID-19 Capacity Restrictions?

Which Cruise Lines Have Dropped COVID-19 Capacity Restrictions?

With COVID-19 restrictions relaxing, the cruise industry has responded by relaxing travel restrictions, including dropping capacity limits on cruise ships. This move comes after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has amended its COVID-19 Program for Cruise Ships Operating in the U.S. Additionally, many of the major cruise lines are returning their entire [...]

Going on a Cruise? 5 Ways to Outsmart Deck Chair Hogs

Going on a Cruise? 5 Ways to Outsmart Deck Chair Hogs

Deck chairs are a hot commodity on cruise ships, which is why many cruise passengers will do anything possible to secure their spots by the pool, even if this means putting their personal belongings on deck chairs during all hours of the day despite not having any intention of sitting on these chairs. These passengers [...]

5 Ways to Outsmart Deck Chair Hogs on Your Next Cruise

5 Ways to Outsmart Deck Chair Hogs on Your Next Cruise

One of the best ways to fight these chair hogs is to beat them at their own game. If they get up early to secure poolside seating, set your own alarm and get up early with them to reserve your own deck chair. Keep in mind, however, that by doing this, you are also becoming a chair hog, unless you intend to use the chair right away.

Carnival Cruise Ship Catches Fire While Docked in Grand Turk

Carnival Cruise Ship Catches Fire While Docked in Grand Turk

Passengers on board the Carnival Freedom were in for a shock when a fire broke out on the ship. The vessel was docked in Grand Turk after it left Port Canaveral on Monday for a Caribbean cruise at the time. Following the incident, Carnival Cruise Line issued a statement on Thursday morning, reporting that the [...]

Memorial Day Driving Dangers

Memorial Day Driving Dangers

The roads can be a dangerous place on any given day, but statistics show that certain days stand out among the rest for being more dangerous. We happen to be coming up on one of those days, so be prepared if you plan to be on the roads Memorial Day weekend. The Memorial Day holiday, [...]

Are There Jails on Cruise Ships?

Are There Jails on Cruise Ships?

When crimes occur at sea, what happens to the people who commit those crimes while still onboard the ship? How these crimes are handled depends on many factors, including the type of offense committed and the severity of the injury or harm done. Individuals who commit crimes onboard a cruise ship are normally detained in [...]

CDC Modifies COVID-19 Rules for Cruise Ships

CDC Modifies COVID-19 Rules for Cruise Ships

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has modified the COVID-19 rules required for all cruise ships. These changes focus on lowering the threshold required for cruise ships to be labeled as a “highly-vaccinated” vessel. The CDC made the announcement for these rule changes on May 5, 2022. These guidelines were originally created and [...]

Do Cruise Ships Have Jails Onboard?

Do Cruise Ships Have Jails Onboard?

When criminal activity occurs on a cruise ship, the individual causing the disturbance or committing the crime is detained by the cruise line’s security team.

Should I Buy Travel Insurance When Going on a Cruise?

Should I Buy Travel Insurance When Going on a Cruise?

When it comes to important purchases, you want to make sure you are making the right decision. The purpose of travel insurance is to cover the nonrefundable costs associated with your trip in case of an unforeseen event. At Aronfeld Trial Lawyers, we strongly recommend you purchase travel insurance to cover your cruise vacation. Your [...]

Man Jumps Overboard Carnival Cruise Ship 55 Miles off the Coast of Florida

Man Jumps Overboard Carnival Cruise Ship 55 Miles off the Coast of Florida

A 43-year-old man jumped overboard from a Carnival Cruise ship over the weekend, resulting in a massive search that has now been called off. The incident occurred just after midnight on Saturday as Carnival Cruise Line’s Mardi Gras was approaching the Florida coast. At the time, the vessel was approximately 55 miles east of Port [...]

May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month in Florida

May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month in Florida

The month of May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month. While it is important to exercise caution and safety when sharing the road with motorcycles, Florida highlights the importance of being safe while sharing the road with all types of vehicles, especially motorcyclists, during the month of May. Florida hosts several of the preeminent motorcycle events [...]

Florida’s Deadliest Roads and Fatal Accident Statistics

Florida’s Deadliest Roads and Fatal Accident Statistics

An estimated 200,000 car accidents are recorded in Florida annually, with an average of 650 crashes per day, according to the Florida Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles Department. To date, Florida is one of the most populated states in the U.S., only surpassed by California and Texas. In a recent study, out of Florida’s 275,376 [...]

Why are Truck Accidents Surging in Florida?

Why are Truck Accidents Surging in Florida?

Florida is one of ten states that make up half of all fatal truck accidents in the U.S. each year, according to statistics from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA). This is alarming when you consider trucking accidents, unlike your average car accident, are oftentimes more damaging. Think about it. Tractor-trailers, 18-wheelers, and other [...]

Virgin Voyages Partners with Jennifer Lopez for New Fleet

Virgin Voyages Partners with Jennifer Lopez for New Fleet

Virgin Voyages has partnered with Jennifer Lopez, to develop wellness, fitness, entertainment, and design collaborations for its new fleet. Rather than taking on a purely ceremonial role as ‘godmother,’ Lopez will be included in decision making, joining Virgin Voyages as an investor and the cruise line's chief entertainment and lifestyle officer.  As part of the [...]

Oceania Cruises Debuts New Ship, Vista

Oceania Cruises Debuts New Ship, Vista

Oceania Cruises debuted their newest ship, Vista over the weekend. The ship was introduced officially to the public off the Fincantieri shipyard in Sestri Ponente, Italy. The cruise ship is expected to sail on its maiden voyage, traveling from Rome to Barcelona on April 14, 2023. Howard Sherman, President and CEO of Oceania Cruises, presided [...]

CDC Urges Cruise Lines to Require COVID-19 Booster Shots for Passengers

CDC Urges Cruise Lines to Require COVID-19 Booster Shots for Passengers

New guidelines were issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) regarding additional precautions they recommend all cruise lines take to prevent the spread of COVID-19. The CDC has given cruise lines until February 18 to decide whether they will opt in and follow these new guidelines. These guidelines come out a month [...]

Norwegian Cruise Line and Royal Caribbean Drop Mask Mandates

Norwegian Cruise Line and Royal Caribbean Drop Mask Mandates

Two major cruise lines have dropped their mask mandates from their COVID-19 protocols. Norwegian Cruise Line and Royal Caribbean have announced changes to their coronavirus protocols, despite the fact that the omicron-variant of COVID-19 has continued to surge throughout the country. Royal Caribbean’s mask mandate will expire on February 14, 2022. They will return to [...]

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