Category Archives: Cruise Ship Safety


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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Jan

04

2015

Bystanders Find Nearly Drowned Boy on Royal Caribbean Oasis of the Seas

In an unfortunate turn of events, a four year old child was found underwater on the Oasis of the Seas, a large cruise ship of the Royal Caribbean line. This happened on Saturday, January 3 in the evening. The child was taken from the cruise ship and sent the the Broward Health Medical Center. According to on local report in Miami, “A bystander noticed the…

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Jan

04

2015

Four Year Old Child Nearly Drowns on Royal Caribbean Cruise Ship

Terrible news from yesterday evening… Various news reports state that a young child was found underwater in a pool on the Royal Caribbean Oasis of the Seas cruise ship. From NBCnews.com…. “A four-year-old boy has been hospitalized in intensive care after nearly drowning in a cruise-ship wave pool, officials said Sunday. Mike Jachles, a spokesman for Broward Sheriff Fire and Rescue, told NBC News that firefighters…

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Jul

03

2014

Stay Safe on Carnival Cruise Ships This July 4th Weekend!

If you’re like tens of thousands of other people boarding a Carnival Cruise Ship this weekend, your main focus is on relaxation, excitement and adventure. And it should be – have fun on your vacation! The cruise lines do a great job of offering an enjoyable environment – it’s what they do best. But during your trip, please be careful as well. As a law…

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Jul

03

2014

The Cruise Lines Don’t Want You to Hire a Lawyer

You may not realize it, but if you were hurt on a cruise ship and want to file an injury claim or lawsuit against the cruise line, the cruise lines would prefer that you did not hire a personal injury lawyer. Why is that? Very simply – once involved with your injury claim, experienced cruise injury lawyers have vastly better results – both in filing…

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Jun

20

2014

What Are The Top 5 Cruise Lines We Bring Claims Against?

At our cruise ship injury law firm, we’re often asked which cruise lines we bring claims against. The simple answer is that we can help all passengers who have been hurt or injured in a cruise ship accident – regardless of which cruise line it is. However, here are the top 5 cruise lines that we file injury claims against. Carnival Cruise Line Royal Caribbean…

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Jun

05

2014

Close Call, Near Drowning on Royal Caribbean Cause for Safety Concern on Cruise Ships?

Another near drowning on a cruise ship recently happened – this time on the Royal Caribbean’s Independence of the Seas. Read the full story here. The big question becomes – “should cruise lines maintain lifeguards on their ships to manage the pools and the passengers who use them?” Does NOT HAVING a lifeguard on duty open the cruise line up to potential lawsuits? Perhaps. Cruise…

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Jun

04

2014

6 Common Questions for Cruise Ship Injury Lawyers

As cruise ship injury lawyers, we’re often asked a series of questions when hurt passengers – or their family members – call our office. Generally, the people we talk with are confused and frustrated. They were injured on a cruise vacation. The cruise line and its employees were generally not helpful. And on top of all that, they’ve faced painful injuries and are left wondering…

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Apr

26

2014

Hurt on a Carnival Cruise and it Wasn’t Your Fault?

It’s unfortunate, but accidents and injuries happen on Carnival Cruise Ships. People get sick from food poisoning. Passengers trip on worn carpeting or slip on wet floors and decks. Many of these injuries can be quite painful and life-changing. On top of that is dealing with doctors, hospitals and insurance companies…and often, missed time from work.  If you’ve been injured while sailing with Carnival and believe…

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