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Sep

06

2016
Injury on Carnival Cruise – What To Do Next?

Injury on Carnival Cruise – What To Do Next?

A common statement we hear from injured passengers is, “I don’t know what to do next.” This usually follows a description of an incident or accident that a passenger (or crewmember) has suffered while traveling on a cruise ship vacation. An example of this came from a recent inquiry we received through our online contact form (like the one you see on the right hand…

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Sep

06

2016
Anthem of the Seas  Royal Caribbean Experiences Rough Sea

Anthem of the Seas Royal Caribbean Experiences Rough Sea

Reports from CruiseHive.com from yesterday (Labor Day 2016) showed video images from Royal Caribbean’s Anthem of the Seas cruise ship dealing with “extremely rough sea conditions.” Apparently the boat was traveling in 90+ mile per hour winds and high waves…the leftover remnants of the once-hurricane, but downgraded tropical storm Hermine which had ravage a swath of the East Coast of the U.S. According to cruisehive.com:…

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Sep

06

2016
Listing at 30 Degrees, Carnival Legend “Freaks Out” Passengers

Listing at 30 Degrees, Carnival Legend “Freaks Out” Passengers

The Times Colonist reports that the Carnival Legend cruise ship, cruising near Victoria, British Columbia listed near 30 degrees when one of its four engines failed on Sept. 5. At the paper reports, passengers were “freaked out” and fearful of the ship capsizing or of passenger receiving injuries due to the aggressive leaning of the ship. CruiseHive.com was able to share a video of the…

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Aug

15

2016
Cruise Ship News Roundup, August 2016

Cruise Ship News Roundup, August 2016

The cruise line industry never lacks for media coverage…both positive and negative. Here, we highlight some of the headline grabbing news stories from the first 2 weeks of August related to cruise ship accidents, incidents and topical information. Saturday, August 13, 2016 — Cruise ship hits 3 vessels in Boston Harbor: A small cruise ship — the Boston Harbor Cruises’ Regency — hit three other…

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Aug

15

2016
Anthem of the Seas Medical Emergency Hastens Return to Port

Anthem of the Seas Medical Emergency Hastens Return to Port

News from August 14, 2016… When a 72-year old woman experienced trouble and had to be pulled from the pool of Royal Caribbean’s Anthem of the Seas cruise ship, the vessel made a hasty return back to port in Bayonne, New Jersey. On Wednesday, guests witnessed the U.S. woman “having difficulty swimming in one of the ship’s pools” and was “helped out of the pool,”…

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Aug

15

2016
Chinese Woman Falls From Cruise Ship – Survives 38 Hours in Sea

Chinese Woman Falls From Cruise Ship – Survives 38 Hours in Sea

According to several published reports, like this one from BBC.com, a Chinese woman who fell off a cruise ship and drifted at sea for 38 hours survived with only minor injuries. The incident occurred as the Royal Caribbean cruise ship she was traveling on made its way from Shanghai to South Korea and Japan. Reportedly, she was “enjoying the view” when she fell…falling approximately 7…

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Jun

24

2016
Injured in a Fall, on Royal Caribbean Navigator of the Seas

Injured in a Fall, on Royal Caribbean Navigator of the Seas

We received and inquiry on our website from a passenger who was injured in a fall while cruising with Royal Caribbean on the Navigator of the Seas cruise ship. The passenger explained what happened with the accident and was asking “what their rights were” and should they take “legal action?” Naturally, when a passenger contacts our law firm to inquire about their rights and their…

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Jun

24

2016
Carnival Passenger Denied Ability to See the Doctor

Carnival Passenger Denied Ability to See the Doctor

We recently conversed with a passenger aboard a Carnival Cruise Ship about a medical incident that occurred that left the passenger utterly confused about their rights — both as sick passenger on the cruise ship and as a passenger with a complaint about their treatment by Carnival during and after the cruise. The patient’s questions centered around: – an incompetent nurse and denied access to…

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Jun

24

2016
Slipped and Fell on Carnival Cruise

Slipped and Fell on Carnival Cruise

“I slipped and fell on Carnival Cruise…” This inquiry is a common one we receive at our law firm — common because it’s an accident that happened on a Carnival Cruise ship — and common that it was a slip and fall injury. In this specific inquiry, the person was very concerned about what might happen in the future — even after they had gone…

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Jun

24

2016
Crewmember Question About Salary After Medical Leave

Crewmember Question About Salary After Medical Leave

Recently we received an inquiry from a Carnival Cruise crewmember about the salary that was offered to them after a medical leave. Questions like this are sent to our Miami office frequently as crew employees, many of whom do not speak English as a first language, try to understand their work contracts and explanations from their supervisors aboard the ships. It’s not unusual for crew…

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