Author Archives: Joel Barnett

Female Passenger Transported From Norwegian Gem With Medical Complications

Last evening (January 29, 2015) a woman traveling on the Norwegian Cruise Ship, Gem, was medevaced to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital in Norfolk, Virginia. According to a report on the WTKR.com website in Norfolk, the U.S. Coast Guard picked up … Continue reading

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Disney Cruise Lines Facing Injury Claim from Longshoreman

Even Disney Cruise Lines is not immune to injury claims, this time from a longshoreman who was hurt while working to transfer cargo from the cruise ship to a tractor trailer. Here are more details as related in an article … Continue reading

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Quick Look at January 2015 Cruise Ship Accidents and Incidents

It’s been a busy January as the cruise ship industry has been dealing with accidents, incidents and other issues. First, some good news… A private plane flying to Hawaii ran out of fuel, the pilot ditched the plan and was … Continue reading

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Changes To Cruise Ship Crime And Accident Reporting Coming From Congress?

Are changes coming to the cruise line industry by federal mandate? We’re not sure yet, but according to The Hill which provides breaking news from Capitol Hill and Congress, the Coast Guard is considering new rules for investigating crimes on … Continue reading

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Two Carnival Cruise Ship Passengers Missing in Jamaica?

Many details still unclear According to various reports, like this one from the Jamaica Observer, two men have gone missing in Jamaica after disembarking from a Carnival Cruise ship that had The men, 42-year-old Shelby Person and 45-year-old Tyrone Rideout, … Continue reading

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Injured? One Key Reason You Should Hire A Lawyer to Sue The Cruise Line For You

Injured on a cruise ship and considering whether to go it alone or whether to call an attorney for help? While there are many reasons to hire a cruise ship injury lawyer to represent your interests in a claim against … Continue reading

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Holland America Cruise Ship Rescues 8 Crewmembers From Sinking Vessel Near Aruba

News reports tell of the Holland America cruise ship Zuiderdam rescuingĀ  crewmembers from a sinking vessel in the Caribbean waters near Oranjestad, Aruba on January 3. Per an article in MarineLink.com… At 2:10 a.m. Jan. 3, 2015, while en route … Continue reading

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Find a Florida Cruise Ship Injury Lawyer

If you’ve been injured on a cruise ship – Carnival, Royal Caribbean, Norwegian, etc. – and need to hire a lawyer to represent you against the cruise line, there are a 2 main places to start your search: 1 – … Continue reading

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Suing Carnival Cruise Line: Tips From A Cruise Lawyer

Considering a lawsuit against Carnival Cruise Line? It’s unfortunate, but accidents and injuries happen on Carnival Cruise Ships. With millions of passengers cruising each year, we hear about a variety of accidents and injuries stemming from falls, burns, near-drownings – … Continue reading

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What the Royal Caribbean Near Drowning Accident Means for Cruise Ship Passengers

Pools on cruise ships just not safe? In an inauspicious start to 2015, a young child was found nearly drowned on the Oasis of the Seas, a Royal Caribbean cruise ship as it returned to Port Everglades, Florida on Saturday … Continue reading

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