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

, March 25, 2014

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 realize). Limiting Liablity So what do cruise lines do to limit the amount of lawsuits […]


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Should Passenger Vessel Safety be a Key Concern for Cruise Ships?

, March 25, 2014

Great article at WorkBoat.com about Passenger Safety. While it was written for workboats and other passenger ferrying vessels, it certainly applies to cruise ships and especially their tenders. It also applies to embarking and disembarking methods as well. Should passenger vessel safety be a key concern for cruise lines? Absolutely! Passengers are the lifeblood of […]


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Hurt on a Disney Cruise Ship?

, March 24, 2014

If you were hurt on a Disney Cruise Ship, you’re not alone. Disney, like many other cruise lines, see injuries caused by accidents happen more often than most of their passengers would ever believe. The question becomes, what actions should you take if you were injured on a Disney Cruise? Assuming you sought medical help […]


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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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Why We Help Injured Cruise Ship Passengers With Their Legal Issues

, March 23, 2014

Why We Help Injured Cruise Ship Passengers We see it all of the time. People who are injured in a cruise ship accident don’t know who to talk to about their accident (like a trip in a luggage filled hallway that leads to a broken ankle, concussion or worse). Our cases involve real people – […]


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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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Representing Clients Injured in Cruise Ship Accidents – It’s What We Do!

, March 8, 2014

Accidents and injuries occur on cruise ships more often than most people think. And unfortunately, the injuries sustained by these passengers are often quite serious, leading to medical bills, potential unemployment and ongoing pain and suffering. These passenger need legal help. They need support when facing the cruise lines who often don’t take the injury […]


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