Category Archives: Cruise Line News

Passenger Injured by Champagne Cork on Norwegian Cruise Liner

In an unfortunate accident, a Norwegian Cruise Ship passenger was hurt when a champagne cork  struck her eye. Injuries, even unusual ones such as this, occur with frequency aboard all cruise ships. While most cruise ship vacations are enjoyable and … Continue reading

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Carnival Cruise Ship Rescues 24 Stranded Cubans

Some good news for the day – Carnival Paradise, en route from Tampa, Florida to the Cayman Islands stopped to rescue a boat full of Cubans. Here is a link to the story and a snippet of the news… “Matthew … Continue reading

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Quick Tips; What To Do If You Were Hurt Or Injured On A Disney Cruise Ship

  It’s unfortunate, but accidents and injuries happen – even on Disney Cruise Ships. If you’ve been hurt or injured while sailing with Disney Cruises and believe that your injury was sustained due to the negligence of the crew or … Continue reading

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Example of Crew Member Injury on Cruise Ship; Negligence May Have Played a Role

While the injury did not occur in American waters, the following recent news story is an example of how wrong decisions made by the cruise line can result in horrible accidents and injury. In this case, a crew member of … Continue reading

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Waiter Files Claim Against Princess Cruises for Back Injury

Injuries Common for Crewmembers on Cruise Ships It’s a common occurrence – crewmembers of cruise ships suing the cruise line they work  for because of an injury sustained or an injury that could have been prevented. It’s also common for … Continue reading

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Good Decision – Disney Cruise Lines to Add Lifeguards to Pools

In a move that should have happened previously aboard Disney ships (as well as aboard the other cruise ships within the industry), Disney Cruise Line has made the decision to have lifeguards at their pools. And while passenger satisfaction is … Continue reading

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Vancouver-bound cruise ship stuck in Alaska

As a passenger, what happens when your cruise ship breaks down while on a cruise vacation?  This was a question that many passengers asked themselves recently as a Celebrity Cruise ship, the Celebrity Millennium, experienced electrical issues. According to CBC … Continue reading

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Major cruise lines begin posting detailed data about crimes that occurred aboard their ships.

The Associated Press (AP) released an article today reporting that the three major cruise lines, Carnival Corp., Royal Caribbean and Norwegian Cruise, have begun posting more comprehensive data about crimes that occurred aboard their ships. This is a new approach for … Continue reading

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Are cruise ships more dangerous than you think?

Carried in full here at the CruiseLawyers.com blog is a July 25th article from CNN regarding the lack of crime reporting by the major cruise lines. The point of the article is to showcase that passengers don’t have a full … Continue reading

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News story on cruise ship crime stats is eye-opening

A news story in FloridaToday.com outlines a recent Disney Cruise sexual assault incident while outlining the notion that crime stats aboard cruise ships are not often reported as they should be. Click here – Eye-opening crime stats article at Florida … Continue reading

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