3 Things to Expect from Your Cruise Ship Personal Injury Lawyer on Your First Call

, April 23, 2014

If you were hurt or injured in a cruise ship accident, one of the actions you’ll probably take first is to contact a personal injury lawyer who is experienced in representing passengers against the cruise lines.  (**note: many of our clients try to deal directly with the cruise lines after an injury and find that […]


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Are New Cruise Ships Safer Cruise Ships? USA Today Guide to New Cruise Ships of 2014

, February 26, 2014

USA Today, which keeps tabs on cruise ship industry news, recently published an overview of the new cruise ships coming in 2014. Read the full story here: USA Today’s Guide To The New Cruise Ships of 2014 Are New Cruise Ships Safer Cruise Ships? Hopefully these new cruise ships will feature the latest technology and […]


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Cruise Ship Passengers Turn to Miami Lawyers for Questions About Norovirus Outbreaks

, February 25, 2014

Recently, a number of cruise ships have reported issues with Norovirus, the nasty stomach virus that seems to be rampant within the cruise ship industry. Over the last 2 months, thousands of passengers have been struck down with debilitating Norovirus symptoms. Update (April 10, 2014): CNN reports at least 83 passengers and crew of the Princess […]


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Rape on Holland America Cruise Ship? Passenger Accuses Crew Member

, February 19, 2014

In a terrible story, a female passenger aboard the Holland America cruise ship, MS Nieuw Amsterdam, has accused a male crew member of rape and then trying to throw her overboard after the incident. Read the full story here at the Miami Herald. Cruise Ship Injury, Hurt Passengers – More Common Than We Think Though […]


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Quick Tips; What To Do If You Are Injured On A Princess Cruise

, February 17, 2014

  It’s unfortunate, but accidents and injuries happen – even on Princess Cruise Ships. If you’ve been hurt or injured while sailing with Princess and believe that your injury was sustained due to the negligence of the crew or the cruise line itself, you may have a potential claim. Yes, Princess Might be Liable for […]


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What You Need To Know About Head Injuries on Cruise Ships

, February 6, 2014

  For the most part, taking a cruise vacation is safe and fun. Millions of passengers board the boats every year, enjoy themselves and disembark with no issues at all. However, injuries do occur quite often on cruise ships – some minor and forgettable and some serious and life-altering. How do we know? Because we’re […]


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Why It’s Important To Seek Legal Help After a Cruise Injury, Even If You’re Still on the Cruise Ship!

, January 23, 2014

  It’s not uncommon – injuries happen on cruise ships all the time. Some of these are minor injuries, but quite often, passengers and crewmembers suffer major injuries. These injuries can be painful, both physically and emotionally. They can also be life altering, requiring changes to daily habits or someone’s ability to work. Imagine twisting […]


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Injured on a Cruise: Quick Overview of Cruise Ship Negligence

, December 6, 2013

If you were injured on a cruise ship (a slip and fall accident, sexual harassment at the hands of a crew member, improper medical treatment, etc.) you may be wondering if the cruise line or its employees were negligent in their duty to keep you or other passengers safe. Understanding Negligence on a Cruise Ship […]


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Find a Miami cruise injury lawyer

, September 24, 2013

  If you’ve been injured on a cruise ship and need to hire a cruise ship injury lawyer, there are a 2 main places to start your search: 1 – do an online search 2 – contact a local attorney Finding a knowledgeable cruise injury attorney, one who is experienced with dealing with claims made […]


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Need to bring a lawsuit against Norwegian Cruise Lines for an injury?

, July 20, 2013

  Is your cruise injury law firm successful in suing Norwegian Cruise Lines? This is a question our attorneys are asked when we first talk to potential clients about a cruise line accident or injury that has left them facing medical bills and insurance issues. The simple answer is – “yes we have.” That being […]


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