Cruise Ship Liability for the Coronavirus

Exposed to Coronavirus on a Cruise? You Need to Talk to a Fort Lauderdale Cruise Ship Accident Attorney Now Thousands of people have taken cruises in the weeks since the novel coronavirus was first identified in the Chinese city of Wuhan in early January. Even more have served as crew members on ships and come […]

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Wrongful Deaths Aboard Florida Cruise Ships

When someone dies from unnatural causes a wrongful death has occurred and the negligent parties can be held accountable. It doesn’t matter if you are in an automobile accident, walking past a construction site, or taking a cruise on a Florida cruise ship, catastrophic accidents can occur. Such has been the case recently as several […]

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Girl Drowns Aboard Norwegian Cruise Lines

10 Year Old Girl Drowns in Pool Aboard Norwegian Cruise Lines’ “Norwegian Gem” It was just four months ago that we wrote about a 4 year old boy that drowned in a pool aboard Royal Caribbean’s Oasis of the Sea cruise ship. Yesterday, another tragic accident on the Norwegian Gem cruise ship occurred when a […]

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Three Passengers Airlifted Off Holland America Cruise Ship

Three Passengers Airlifted Off Holland America Cruise Ship The Holland America Ryndam cruise ship came within three miles of shore off Miami on Thursday so that three passengers could be airlifted off the ship due to suspected accidents on the cruise ship. It was unclear whether the three passengers were injured in the same accident. […]

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8 Reasons to be Careful on a Cruise

8 Reasons to be Careful on a Cruise An article was published this week on MSN.com titled “11 Reasons You Should Never, Ever Take A Cruise”. Cruises can obviously be a lot of fun visiting exotic islands and locations, with an endless supply of food and drink. In fact, more than 12 million people each […]

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Four Year Old Still In Critical Condition Oasis Of The Seas Accident in Wave Pool

The Sun-Sentinel, a Fort Lauderdale based newspaper, is reporting that the 4 year old boy that nearly drowned in a wave pool aboard Royal Caribbean’s Oasis of the Seas cruise ship remains in critical condition at Broward Health Medical Center in Fort Lauderdale. The young boy has been undergoing treatment at the hospital since being […]

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Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines Forum Selection Clause Ruled Enforceable

Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines Forum Selection Clause Ruled Enforceable A recent decision in a Florida appellate court should be a warning to all passengers who are injured on a cruise ship.  The Florida decision upheld a forum selection clause contained in Royal Caribbean’s ticket.  A forum selection clause is contained in most cruise ship passenger […]

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Some Statistics on Cruise Ship Mishaps

Some Statistics on Cruise Ship Mishaps There are usually one or two big news stories regarding cruise ship accidents every year. Who could forget Carnival’s Triumph, which faced a slew of unforeseen problems early last year, resulting in a failed air conditioning system and raw sewage seeping into the guestrooms?

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Larger Cruise Ships Increase Potential For Onboard Injury

Larger Cruise Ships Increase Potential For Onboard Injury Over the past three decades, cruise liners have more than quadrupled in size and increased exponentially in popularity. Today, there’s more interest in going on cruise vacations and more pressure to include top-quality entertainment, shopping and dining. But, with so much more space and activity aboard modern […]

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Cruise Ship Transportation Forum In D.C. Discusses Regulations And Safety

Cruise Ship Transportation Forum In D.C. Discusses Regulations And Safety At the end of March this year, the Nation Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) met to discuss a variety of issues that affect the cruise industry and the thousands of patrons who choose to vacation using cruise companies each year. While the NTSB holds forums quite […]

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