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Mar

03

2015

Carnival Cruise Passenger Taken From Boat After Fall Accident

A female passenger was eventually taken from a Carnival Cruise Ship after her injuries were such that she needed further medical help. The passenger fell down while cruising aboard the Carnival Fantasy that docked in Charleston, S.C. last week. New reports indicate that after being treated by the onboard medical staff, the passenger was then moved to medical facilities around Charleston. Read the full report…

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Feb

11

2015

Regal Princess Returns to Miami Due to Medical Emergency

The Miami Herald reported yesterday, Feb. 10, that the Princess Cruises cruise ship Regal Princess headed back to port in Miami because of a medical emergency of not just one, but two male passengers. No further details regarding the emergency have been released that we can find, though both the South Florida Gay News and CruiseLawNews.com indicate that drug overdoses may be the reasoning for…

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Feb

04

2015

Royal Caribbean Cruise Struck With Norovirus, Cruise Ends Early

Over the weekend, a Royal Caribbean cruise ship – the Grandeur of the Seas – cut short its travel plans when 200 passengers and crew became ill with Norovirus. Quick highlights of the story: Norovirus – a frequent passenger on cruise ships these days Norovirus spread throughout Royal Caribbean passengers and crew More than 200 people became sick The CDC boarded the ship in Jamaica…

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Jan

30

2015

Female Passenger Transported From Norwegian Gem With Medical Complications

Last evening (January 29, 2015) a woman traveling on the Norwegian Cruise Ship, Gem, was medevaced to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital in Norfolk, Virginia. According to a report on the WTKR.com website in Norfolk, the U.S. Coast Guard picked up the female passenger approximately 220 miles southeast of Portsmouth, Virginia. The medical emergency seems to have occurred due to complications with diabetes. View the airlift…

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Jan

26

2015

Quick Look at January 2015 Cruise Ship Accidents and Incidents

It’s been a busy January as the cruise ship industry has been dealing with accidents, incidents and other issues. First, some good news… A private plane flying to Hawaii ran out of fuel, the pilot ditched the plan and was then rescued by a Holland America cruise ship. From KCRA News in Tracy, California… Jan. 26… “The pilot of a single-engine airplane from Tracy ran…

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Jan

13

2015

Injured? One Key Reason You Should Hire A Lawyer to Sue The Cruise Line For You

Injured on a cruise ship and considering whether to go it alone or whether to call an attorney for help? While there are many reasons to hire a cruise ship injury lawyer to represent your interests in a claim against the cruise line, here is one key reason. Attorneys understand how to properly file court documents and handle other legal procedures. If you’re not an…

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Jan

05

2015

# 1 Reason to Contact a Slip and Fall Cruise Injury Lawyer?

A Secret The Cruise Lines Preferred You Didn’t Know While most slip and fall accidents are simply just accidents and are not caused by the negligence or wrongdoing of the cruise line or crew, there are accidents where the cruise line is liable. It’s unfortunate, but if you’re injured, you may face medical bills and lost time at work, not to mention the pain and…

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Nov

05

2014

Princess Cruises Accident Leaves One Dead, One Injured

According to a report at CruiseCritic.com, one crew member is dead and another injured after a lifeboat fell into the water. Apparently, maintenance work was being done on the hull of the cruise ship. Two crew members who were working on the lifeboat fell into the water when the cables raising the lifeboat back to the ship broke. A rescue was made, with both crew…

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Oct

10

2014

Cruise Injury Lawyers Help When You’ve Suffered Bodily Harm or Been in an Accident

You suffered bodily harm from being in an accident on a cruise ship – now what? That’s the question that many passengers ask themselves after an accident. They’re hurt, spending time visiting doctors, facing mounting medical bills…and are just simply frustrated. They’re frustrated because of their situation, the pain they’re enduring and sometimes, because of the lack of communication and progress they’ve been making when…

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Oct

08

2014

Cruise Injury Lawyers – What We Do

The injury lawyers at Waks and Barnett, P.A. – Andrew Waks, Joel Barnett and Jennifer Thompson have seen hundreds of cruise ship injury cases and have filed hundreds of injury claims on behalf of our clients. And if you were hurt on a cruise, we’re prepared to build a case on your behalf. It starts with a phone call where we learn the specifics of your accident – how it…

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