Why Victims Seeks Lawyer for Slip and Fall Accidents on Cruise Ship

, July 10, 2014

Yes – slip and fall accidents on cruise ship accidents do occur – often more frequently than most passengers believe.  Cruise ships inherently offer many opportunities for passengers to get hurt. Unfortunately, it’s true – passengers get hurt all time – sometimes due to “no-fault” accidents and sometimes due to negligent actions of the cruise […]


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3 Most Common Cruise Ship Accidents That Hurt Passengers

, July 7, 2014

Yes – cruise ship accidents do occur – often more frequently than most passengers believe. Passengers get hurt all time – sometimes due to “no-fault” accidents and sometimes due to negligent actions of the cruise line or its employees, the crew members. The injuries can be quite painful – broken bones, internal bleeding, severe back […]


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Don’t Hesitate! Severe Pain is a Reason to Contact a Cruise Ship Attorney After an Injury

, July 7, 2014

Passengers often hesitate reaching out to a lawyer after a cruise ship accident, even when their injury is very serious and requires ongoing medical care. Why would cruise ship accident victims not contact an attorney? There are a few reasons why passengers don’t call a lawyer (at least not initially): They’re more focused on getting […]


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Do I Need a Lawyer for Cruise Ship Injuries?

, July 2, 2014

Do you need a lawyer to help you with a cruise ship related injury? The answer to that question is, probably yes. Most passengers who are hurt in an accident while on a cruise vacation and suffer terrible and painful injuries often don’t have any idea of “what to do” once they return home from […]


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When Should You Contact a Cruise Ship Injury Lawyer if Injured on a Carnival Cruise?

, June 23, 2014

When should you contact a cruise ship injury lawyer if injured on a Carnival Cruise?  It’s a question many passengers wrestle with if they’ve been involved in an accident, are hurt and are dealing with doctor and hospital bills. Quite often they’re left frustrated and confused about what to do next. Some of those questions […]


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Get Help with Cruise Ship Passenger Accidents

, May 14, 2014

It’s unfortunate, but accidents on cruise ships, their shuttle boats and tenders and even on  cruise excursions can happen just like they can anywhere else. The potential for dangerous scenarios is common and injuries to passengers occur more often than most passengers would ever imagine. Just Google “accident on cruise ship” and you’ll see dozens […]


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Improper Maintenance Reason for Deadly Cruise Ship Accident, Death of 5 Crewmembers

, May 12, 2014

Thomson Majesty / Thomson Cruises An accident during a lifeboat drill aboard the Thomson Majesty was due to improper maintenance says a report found on CruiseCritic.com. Per the report….”An investigation into what caused a deadly accident during a lifeboat drill on Thomson Majesty has said improper maintenance and fitting of ropes are to blame. The […]


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Passenger Injured by Champagne Cork on Norwegian Cruise Liner

, April 29, 2014

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 safe, the potential for painful injury exists. From the NY Post…. A woman who was […]


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How do Injuries on Cruise Ships Happen?

, April 11, 2014

It’s unfortunate, but accidents on cruise ship can happen just like they can anywhere else – at home, at work and elsewhere. The potential for dangerous scenarios is common and injuries to passengers does occur.  Accidents happen on the ship, in bathrooms, on stairways, on wet or slippery decks, because of defective equipment and as a […]


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I Was Hurt on my Cruise – Can I Sue for Negligence?

, March 26, 2014

Many passengers who were injured in a cruise ship accident are told they might have a case for suing the cruise line if they can show “negligence.” But what does that really mean? To keep it simple, “Negligence” means that the cruise line (or its employees – the crew) is generally liable when they negligently […]


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