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.
When traveling with loved ones, it’s important to keep tabs on everyone. This week, a Georgia man fell overboard the Carnival Elation. His wife reported him missing six hours later.Read More
The Seabourn Encore cruise ship broke free from its moorings on Sunday and crashed into a nearby vessel, while in Timaru, New Zealand. Investigations are underway. No passengers were harmed, but it’s a good reminder to expect the unexpected.Read More
Crewmembers are at just as much risk of injury aboard cruise ships. This week, a crewmember aboard the Emerald Princess was killed during a lifeboat reinflation. The case raises red flags as to whether proper procedures are in place to protect employees.Read More
When you’re on vacation, the last thing you want to worry about is the quality of the air you’re breathing. A recent study reveals that the air aboard cruise ships may be more dangerous than you originally thought.Read More
Last year, four women were arrested for attempting to smuggle five kilograms of cocaine into the U.S. after a cruise to Jamaica. This week, the mastermind behind the plot plead guilty.Read More
It can be tempting to feel that it’s your responsibility lay down the law. But, your desire for justice should never result in an assault on another person. A recent case reminds us of this.Read More
Legend of the Seas Crewmember Sustains Serious Back Fracture, Airlifted to Nearby New Zealand Hospital
Crewmember safety is an oft-overlooked aspect of cruise vacations. Unfortunately, we’ve seen many cases of cruise line negligence placing the lives of crewmembers in danger. A recent case out of New Zealand involving a crewmember who fractured her back, leaves us with more questions than answers.Read More
For many people, embarking on a cruise is a once-in-a-lifetime experience. After all, cruise vacations are often quite lavish, and ...Read More
When you head out on your cruise, you’ll want to make sure you’re prepared to face whatever happens. While you may have already packed the sunscreen, have you taken the steps to ensure you’ll be able to document any accidents or injures that take place? Our Cruise Ship Lawyer App can help with that. It’s like a lifeline at sea!Read More
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