If you’ve been hurt during a cruise, you might be wondering if the cruise line can be held responsible for your medical bills, pain and suffering, and lost wages. In general, the cruise line is responsible for providing a reasonable level of safety and keeping their ship free from obviously hazardous conditions.
If you’ve been injured on the ship, whether by some dangerous condition or by an employee, you might be able to hold the cruise line responsible. This means financial compensation for medical bills, lost wages and pain and suffering. The Maus Law Firm is a cruise law firm that will evaluate your situation and work to get the compensation you deserve.
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Cruise Injury Lawsuit To Compensate Victims For Their Pain And Suffering
There are many kinds of injuries that can happen on a cruise ship. Maybe it’s a slip and fall accident that occurs from a slippery floor in the restaurant; or maybe, it was an altercation with an employee that led to some kind of assault.
Even if an injury occurs during an onshore excursion, the cruise line might be responsible. The question that will need to be answered is whether or not the cruise line could have taken further precautions to prevent the injury from happening.
Slip and fall accidents are actually one of the more common ways that people get injured on a ship. Any time a spill is left on a floor, it creates a hazardous situation. A cruise line is responsible for either cleaning up the spill or making passengers aware of the danger through some kind of obvious signage.
Injuries can also occur from a poorly-maintained deck, dangerous stairs that are in bad shape, poor lighting or tripping hazards on the floor. The cruise line is responsible for regular inspection to identify problems, and they should make repairs quickly.
Sometimes, it’s not an accident that causes the injury. Assaults by cruise ship crew members are not unheard of.
Cruise lines can also be held liable for larger-scale catastrophes, such as on board fires or a sinking ship, particularly when they occur as a result of an employee’s negligence. There have been instances of these kinds of catastrophes on the news in the last few years.
If you’ve been injured on a cruise ship, let the Maus Law Firm evaluate your case and see if there is any chance for you to win compensation from the cruise line. Since 1993, we have been a reliable cruise law firm.
If you believe that you have a cruise injury lawsuit, Call Us At 954-784-6310 Or 855-999-LAWS Today!