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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Cruise Ships Can Be Dangerous Places – You Need a Lawyer Experienced in Maritime Law

It is well known that cruise ships are dangerous places and passengers are expected to know in advance that hazards exist and do occur. Cruise ship company are afforded certain protections under the law to account for the damages that these hazards cause. For example when your take cruise aboard a Florida cruise ship you’re […]

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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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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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How A Lawyer Can Help You Recover Damages For Your Slip And Fall Cruise Accident

If you are injured while aboard a cruise vacation, you must provide proof that the cruise line’s negligence was responsible for your injury in order to receive compensation. Many different injuries can happen while aboard a cruise. Unfamiliar circumstances, inexperienced crew and large crowds are a great combination for possible accidents to occur. Many cruise […]

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Knowing Your Rights As A Suddenly Sick Cruise Passenger

Following several high-profile accidents, it’s certainly not unheard of for cruises to take a turn for the worst, but it doesn’t always take a major catastrophe to ruin your experience. If during your vacation on a cruise you get sick, your options for adventure are very limited, as are your options for medical care. If […]

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Most Common Complaints Behind Cruise Ship Lawsuits

When planning to go on a cruise, many visions and ideas circulate around beautiful destinations, relaxing activities and high-class sailing. Sometimes, though, you or someone you know will come back from a cruise with memories that weren’t so enjoyable. Accidents are fairly common on cruises, and some have the tendency to occur with greater frequency […]

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The Rights Of Cruise Ship Passengers Are Limited

If you ever need to sue a cruise line due to injury or illness while aboard a ship there are a number of points you need to be aware of. Knowing these points will ensure you maintain your rights. Always check the language on your boarding pass and any contractual agreements you accept to find […]

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3 Of the Worst Cruise Ship Catastrophes

Coral reefs, icebergs and Somali pirates have ruined several vacations. Here are just a few of the worst cruise-ship disasters we’ve seen: 1. Carnival Triumph A four-day excursion to the Caribbean became eight nightmarish days in Perdition when an engine fire left the ship afloat in the Gulf of Mexico without air conditioning, working power or […]

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