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May

13

2015
Cruise Ship Crew Member Question: Assault in the Genital Area, Do I Have a Case to Sue?

Cruise Ship Crew Member Question: Assault in the Genital Area, Do I Have a Case to Sue?

Cruise Lawyer Question: I Was Assaulted in the Genitals, Can You Help? This was a relatively unusual inquiry we received recently. A crew member who was working an even was struck in the ‘genital area’ by a passenger. In the incident mentioned above, does the crew member have a case for filing an injury claim for his injury? The answer depends on the specific details…

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May

11

2015
What Were the Top 10 Cruise Ship (Problems) Deficiencies Issued in 2014 by the US Coast Guard?

What Were the Top 10 Cruise Ship (Problems) Deficiencies Issued in 2014 by the US Coast Guard?

The U.S. Coast Guard has released a list of the top 10 cruise ship deficiencies issued in 2014. A total of 329 deficiencies were issued. 1. Fire Screen Doors not Operating Properly (31 occurrences)  The most frequent deficiency was fire screen doors were not operating properly. Fire screen doors were found to have damage to the sequencing bars, damage to the doors themselves or pressure…

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