We are proud to announce that Jacqueline Garcell will represent the plaintiffs suing Royal Caribbean as a result of a deadly bus crash that took place in January. The Miami Herald shares Attorney Garcell’s perspective on the case.
Cruise Ship Law Blog
When booking a cruise, some of the most highly anticipated aspects are the shore excursions. While being aboard a luxurious …
French passenger Jean Pierre Knorr is believed to have fallen off of the MSC Divinia before it reached San Juan. The Coast Guard was brought in to carry out a search. However, overboard incidents like this should be preventable.
A cruise ship passenger, Luis Felipe Del Rosario Perez, went missing from his cruise in Barbados. Were appropriate safety protocol in place? We ponder what could have went wrong.
The husband of a German cruise passenger reported her missing from their cruise in southern Italy two months ago. Now, her body has been found in the cruise’s maintenance shaft.
A few weeks ago, we reported the tragic death of a cruise passenger that took place during a bike tour of Tauranga. Now, her name has been released, as more details of the accident come to light.
In 2016, the CDC gave 30 cruise ships a perfect score on their Vessel Sanitation Program report. Unfortunately, there are more than just health dangers when you set sail.
22-year-old Nathan Skokan is reported to have intentionally jumped overboard from Independece of the Seas this month. After a 38 hour search, crews were called off.
A British passenger fell over the side of the Queen Mary 2 late last week. The U.S. Coast Guard sent a plane and helicopter to investigate, but called off the search after a day.
The cruise industry is making a name for itself as one of the least environmentally friendly vacation options. The situation may look bleak now, but there are options if we want to change our behavior for the future.
Most cruise vacations go off without a hitch. However, that is not always the case. We’ve put together a few lesser-known facts to make sure you’re in-the-know before you depart.
In late August, the captain of the Spirit of Baltimore fell asleep at the wheel and crashed the boat into two recreational vessels, as well as a wharf. The case has brought the issue of fatigue to the forefront.
Cruise ships can bring great economic benefit to a port of call. However, if residents of the town disapprove, and the presence of cruise ships presents potential safety hazards, it may not be the best plan, after all.
A heart-stopping video circulating online shows a teenaged boy laughing while climbing over the railing of the Carnival Liberty cruise. This daredevil
Two passengers aboard the Anthem of the Seas died of natural causes, en route to Puerto Rico. The deaths are a humbling reminder of the importance of ensuring you are in good health before going away on vacation.
PASSENGERS AND CREW INJURED ON SHIPS
IN MARITIME CLAIMS WORLDWIDE:
- Carnival Cruise Lines
- Celebrity Cruises
- Princess Cruises
- Holland America Line
- Royal Caribbean International
- Norwegian Cruise Line
- Costa Cruises
- Oceania Cruises
...and many more
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8 Steps to Take If You Are Injured or Assaulted on a Cruise Ship
- Immediately report, in writing, the incident to the security department on the ship.
- Document who you reported the accident or crime to, when you reported it and who was with you.
- Obtain a copy of your written report.
- Take photographs of the scene of the incident before it changes, if possible. Even if the scene has changed, take photographs.
- Write down the name, address, and telephone number of each person who was a witness to the incident.
- Visit the ship’s doctor to seek treatment for your injury.
- If necessary, visit a shore-based doctor at the next port of call.
- Contact an experienced maritime lawyer to discuss the incident as soon as possible.
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