If you or a loved one has been injured while on a cruise ship, you may be entitled to compensation for your medical expenses, lost wages and pain and suffering. Our firm is working with experienced cruise ship accident attorneys, who are knowledgeable about this industry’s regulations and charge no legal fees until you receive a settlement or award. Feel free to contact our office by phone, or fill out an online contact form for a free (no obligation) consultation.
Have You Suffered From a Cruise Ship Accident?
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The cruise ship industry places a number of restrictions on when and where passengers can make a claim. These limitations may not be known to most passengers, as they are generally contained in the fine print of the tickets. The limitations in the fine print may require that you report your injury within a certain window of time, file your claim within a specific time period, file in a specific county of a specific state, and even file your lawsuit within a specific court. Given the complex nature of industry regulations, you are wise to choose an experienced attorney who is familiar with this area of law.
Common Cruise Ship Injuries:
- Slip and falls/Trip and falls
- Recreation or pool area accidents
- Missing passengers
- Cruise-related wrongful deaths
- Cruise line endorsed excursions
- Negligence by the shipboard medical staff
- Food poisoning and/or ship-borne viral infections
- Assault or battery by the crew or another passenger
- Sexual assault by the crew, staff, or another passenger
- Among others…
Cruise lines have a responsibility to ensure that there are no dangerous conditions on board that may cause serious injury to passengers. When an accident occurs on board the vessel due to poor maintenance, incompetent staff members, or improperly trained employees, the owners of the ship can be held legally responsible on negligence grounds. Owners may also be held liable in instances where there is inadequate safety equipment, insufficient emergency precautions, and an accident occurs as a result.
Common Cruise Ship Companies:
- Disney Cruise Line
- Regent-Seven Seas
- Silver Sea
- Royal Caribbean
- And others…
Contact a Cruise Ship Injury Attorney
If you have been injured in an accident while aboard a cruise ship, you should contact an attorney. Our lawyers work jointly with cruise line attorneys, who can advise you of your legal rights. Feel free to give us a call, or visit our website for a free (no obligation) case evaluation of your potential cruise line claim.