Monthly Archives: July 2011


Jul

25

2011

Cruise Safety Tips

Cruise ships offer a number of great opportunities for vacation fun. Passengers can sail the world with their closest friends and family members, and visit an array of exotic locales that they would normally not have the opportunity to see. With fun comes safety, however, and by following some basic guidelines travelers can complete their trips without harm. Cruise safety generally is concerned with keeping…

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Jul

18

2011

What Are Cruise Ship Tender Accidents?

A tender is a small water vessel that transports passengers from a larger boat, such as a cruise ship for example, to shore when the boat is unable to get all the way into port. Though usually this goes safely, accidents are possible during this process. Speaking specifically of cruise ships, the cruise line has a responsibility for providing safe passage from their ships to…

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Jul

11

2011

An Experienced Boat Gangway Accident Attorney

A boat gangway accident can be financially and physically devastating. If you’ve been injured in a boat gangway accident, you should know that the ship owner’s legal responsibility for a crew extends to the dockside and gangway. Many serious injuries can occur on a gangway including slip and fall accidents and injuries from nearby cargo. Crew members injured on gangways have a legal right to…

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Jul

04

2011

Physical and/or Sexual Assaults by Crew Members Upon Passengers

Cruise lines advertise their floating cities as a place where people can go to forget all their cares. “Relax completely,” Princess urges its passengers, while Carnival’s motto is “Fun for All. All for Fun.” Underneath the promises of carefree sightseeing, fun, food, and entertainment, though, lurks a real danger. Some passengers will be physically and/or sexually assaulted by crew members on their adventures of a…

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