Category Archives: Cruise Ship Lawsuits


Nov

17

2015
11 Questions Your Cruise Ship Accident Lawyer Will Ask You

11 Questions Your Cruise Ship Accident Lawyer Will Ask You

We understand the pain, frustration and uncertainty a personal injury can inflict. We’ve worked with injured clients for more than 25 years and their personal stories have become our stories. That is why we work so hard to protect the legal rights of everyone we work with. As someone suffering from an injury, you and your family will have many questions. Can I sue? Is…

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Nov

12

2015

Faulty Sliding Doors, Errant Golf Balls: Cruise Ships Can Be Dangerous

A jury in a U.S. District Court in Seattle recently awarded an Illinois man $21 million in damages resulting from an injury to his head after being struck by an automatic sliding door on the Holland America ship. James Hausman was injured when the sliding doors on the M/S Amerstadam he was exiting through, quickly closed on him, forcefully impacting his head. The result? Minor…

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Nov

12

2015
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Dozens of Cruise Ship Passengers Injured in Sliding Door Accidents

This was not an isolated incident Apparently, the sliding doors that injured James Hausman — a cruise ship passenger on Holland America’s M/S Amsterdam — had a record of hitting and injuring other passengers. According to evidence presented to a jury in the U.S. District Court in Seattle, dozens of other passengers had incidents — some resulting in injury — because of the sliding door’s faulty…

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Aug

25

2015
Should I Call a Cruise Ship Lawyer While I’m Still On My Cruise?

Should I Call a Cruise Ship Lawyer While I’m Still On My Cruise?

Hurt and need legal help? YES! You can call from the cruise… We’ve been asked this question before, “should I have called a lawyer while I was still on the cruise ship?” The answer to that is, “if you could have, then yes, you should have.” People are hurt on cruise ships each and every day. It’s just the reality of having over 20 million…

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May

08

2015
Cruise Ship Injury Claims: Not Easy to do Without Help

Cruise Ship Injury Claims: Not Easy to do Without Help

Were you injured on a cruise ship? If you were, dealing with the pain, frustration and hassle of it all is bad enough. But if you want to file a claim against the cruise line in order to seek compensation for your injuries…well…that can be difficult too. Filing injury claims is not a simple process, especially when passengers try to take it upon themselves to…

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Apr

21

2015
Ask A Cruise Ship Injury Lawyer: How Can You Help Me?

Ask A Cruise Ship Injury Lawyer: How Can You Help Me?

What many cruise ship accidents want to know when they first call our office is….”how can you help me?” Very simply, our lawyers help accident victims sue the cruise lines and get compensation for pain and suffering, medical bills and lost wages. We file your injury claims for you Filing an injury claim against a cruise line – whether Carnival, Royal Caribbean, Norwegian and others…

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Apr

07

2015
How Do I Get Started With a Cruise Ship Lawyer?

How Do I Get Started With a Cruise Ship Lawyer?

If you’ve been hurt on a cruise ship and have reviewed a few law firm websites, your next question is probably, “how do I get started?” We can help. First and foremost, a Cruise Ship Lawyer will want to talk to you about your accident, your injuries and all of the details surrounding your case. When you speak to an attorney, you’ll spend time on…

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Apr

03

2015
Cruise Ship Injury Claims: Who To Call?

Cruise Ship Injury Claims: Who To Call?

Passengers who were hurt in a cruise ship accident are often confused about what to do or who to call once they arrive back home after they’re vacation. The trip that they hoped would be fun and enjoyable was ruined by the accident. Passengers return home hurt, dealing with doctor visits (and medical bills) and are often frustrated and confused about “what’s next” and “can…

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Mar

05

2015

Carnival Cruise Lines Facing Lawsuit for Finger Injury?

Apparent lawsuit against Carnival Cruise Line In Houston, Texas a lawsuit has been filed against Carnival. Details at this point are few, but the lawsuit centers around a passenger whose finger was slammed in a door while on the cruise vacation. The lawsuit claims, the cruise line was responsible “in creating and/or maintaining a dangerous condition or defect upon their premises.” Read the article here…

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Jan

20

2015

Changes To Cruise Ship Crime And Accident Reporting Coming From Congress?

Are changes coming to the cruise line industry by federal mandate? We’re not sure yet, but according to The Hill which provides breaking news from Capitol Hill and Congress, the Coast Guard is considering new rules for investigating crimes on cruise ships. From a release in Friday, Jan. 15th issue of TheHill.com… Cruise ships would face new security protocols, such as informing passengers about crime…

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