Category Archives: Medical Negligence

Sick Passenger Airlifted From Cruise Ship Off Coast of San Diego

According to news reports in San Diego, a man was airlifted from the Carnival Cruise Ship Inspiration to a hospital in San Diego. 34-year-old man suffering from appendicitis symptoms aboard a cruise ship was evacuated to a San Diego hospital … Continue reading

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Cruise Lines Try to Limit their Liability Against Lawsuits – What You Need to Know

No company wants to be sued – especially the cruise lines. It’s bad for business; the publicity is bad and too many lawsuits may turn away prospective passengers. But injuries happen on cruise ships (and more often than most passengers … Continue reading

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How The U.S. Navy Avoids Norovirus; How That Might Impact Your Next Cruise

The U.S. Navy, which houses many men and women in close quarters while at sea, is very effective at keeping Norovirus and other intestinal viruses from spreading. How Do They Do It? Constant, every day cleaning. Read more here at … Continue reading

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Injured on a Cruise: Quick Overview of Cruise Ship Negligence

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 … Continue reading

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2 cruise ships fail CDC cleanliness inspections of their vessels

  As a cruise ship passenger, is your health at risk? 2 more cruise ships have failed inspections of their vessels by the Center for Disease Control (CDC). The┬áRegent Seven Seas Navigator and Un-Cruise Adventure’s Safari Endeavor both failed recent … Continue reading

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Sick from Gastroenteritis or Norovirus caught on cruise ship?

Gastroenteritis. It’s probably not something most cruise ship passengers think about when booking a cruise. But like the Norovirus and other viruses, it can be spread about quickly on a cruise ship and the surrounding port operations. The viruses can … Continue reading

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Do I need to live in Florida for you to represent my cruise ship injury claim?

This is a common question we get from clients: Do I need to live in Florida for you to represent my cruise ship injury claim? The answer to that question is no, you do not need to live in Florida … Continue reading

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Sick From Norovirus, Cruise Line Passenger Files Claim and Gets Compensation

  Norovirus makes cruise ship passenger sick – she files claim and wins. Recent news reports tell about a Scottish woman who was awarded compensation after she contracted the Norovirus aboard a P&O Cruise Line ship, The Aurora. Apprently, the … Continue reading

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Stomach Bug Hits Cruise Ship; Stay Healthy on Your Cruise

In November, passengers aboard Holland America’s Amsterdam were hit with “a stomach bug.” Reportedly, 10 percent of the passengers reported to the infirmary with a common type of gastrointestinal illness.” Of around 791 passengers, 81 were sickened. Some crew members … Continue reading

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Can a passenger sue a cruise line if they got meningitis aboard a cruise ship?

Can a passenger sue a cruise line if they contracted meningitis while on a cruise? Can crew members also sue the cruise line they work for if they got meningitis while working on the cruise ship? Those are two questions … Continue reading

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