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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What Hurt Cruise Passengers Want to Know from Injury Lawyers

, April 8, 2014

We get a lot of inquiries from passengers who were hurt on their cruise vacations. They call our law firm because they want to know things like: I fell on a wet deck and broke my leg – can I sue? I had food poisoning from spoiled food in the buffet line – can I […]


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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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Great Question for Passengers – Why Are There No Lifeguards on Cruise Ships?

, March 24, 2014

Fox News poses a question we’ve wondered about for years – “Why Are There No Lifeguards on Cruise Ships?” See a snippet from the article below or read it in full here at FoxNews.com. Last month, a 4-year-old boy drowned aboard the Norwegian Breakaway, and his 6-year-old brother was seriously injured. Last fall, a Florida […]


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Miami Cruise Ship Injury Lawyers Help Hurt Passengers

, March 22, 2014

At our law firm here in Miami, we’ve been helping injured cruise ship passengers for over 25 years. And between the attorneys here, we have over 60 years of experience helping these passengers file claims and lawsuits against the cruise lines when the facts determined it was appropriate to do so.  Just within the last […]


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Do The Cruise Lines Work to Limit Lawsuits for Personal Injuries?

, March 21, 2014

Well…it certainly seems like it. Cruise lines are publicly traded companies. Their end goal is to generate profit for their investors. The more money they make, the happier everyone is. Because of this, the cruise lines (and their representing attorneys) will try to avoid as many legal issues as possible. Paying out large sums of […]


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Can I Sue The Cruise Line For A Broken Ankle?

, March 18, 2014

Passengers often ask themselves, “how do I cover the cost of mounting medical bills for the broken leg I suffered on a cruise ship?” It’s a common question we hear at CruiseLawyers.com. And these same passengers often go on to ask, “can I sue the cruise line because of my broken ankle?” The answer is…it […]


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If I Was Hurt on a Cruise Ship, Should I Contact a Lawyer?

, March 17, 2014

It’s a pretty common question actually. Generally, when we talk to prospective clients, it sounds something like this…“I wasn’t sure if I should contact a lawyer, but….”. The reason clients are unsure as to whether to contact a personal injury lawyer – or not contact one – is based on a few reasons (see below). […]


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20 Million Passengers Cruise Each Year, But How Many Are Injured?

, March 7, 2014

With roughly 20 million people taking cruises every year, how often do passengers return home with an injury sustained while on board the vessel? And of those, how many of those accidents occurred because the cruise line or its crew did (or did not do) something to prevent the accident from happening? The truth is, […]


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Contacting a Lawyer is the Right Move if you are Injured in a Cruise Ship Accident

, March 5, 2014

We see it all of the time. People just like you who are injured in a cruise ship accident and don’t know who to talk to about their accident (like a slip and fall incident from a wet deck, a broken handrail on a staircase or luggage left in a crowded hallway). These passengers come […]


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