With so much communication and over stimulation in advertisements about vacation packages and cruise deals, one important aspect of vacation planning that people often forget is to read the liability and legal contracts involved.
Most of the information about ship liability and potential lawsuit facts are printed on the back of your ticket. When you purchase this ticket and board the carrier, you are agreeing to the terms and conditions and legally consent to whatever is written. While there can be exceptions made in special circumstances, it is important to read and be knowledgeable about the contracts you sign, just in case an accident occurs on board.
If an injury does happen when aboard a cruise liner, it is important to gather evidence and keep track of all legal documents to take to a lawyer. Typically the statute of limitations to file a claim is months after the accident occurred, but being proactive in taking action is always a good idea when it comes to personal injury cases.
If you or someone you know was recently injured while on board a cruise ship, call The Maus Law Firm today at 954-784-6310 to learn more about your options.