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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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Mar

23

2014

Why We Help Injured Cruise Ship Passengers With Their Legal Issues

Why We Help Injured Cruise Ship Passengers We see it all of the time. People who are injured in a cruise ship accident don’t know who to talk to about their accident (like a trip in a luggage filled hallway that leads to a broken ankle, concussion or worse). Our cases involve real people – grandparents, parents, teens and children. They come back from their cruise…

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Jan

23

2014

Why It’s Important To Seek Legal Help After a Cruise Injury, Even If You’re Still on the Cruise Ship!

  It’s not uncommon – injuries happen on cruise ships all the time. Some of these are minor injuries, but quite often, passengers and crewmembers suffer major injuries. These injuries can be painful, both physically and emotionally. They can also be life altering, requiring changes to daily habits or someone’s ability to work. Imagine twisting a knee from a simple slip and fall accident. Or…

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Jan

22

2014

Don’t Let Unseasonably Cold Weather Keep You from Filing a Claim Against a Cruise Line if you were Injured on a Cruise

Cold weather has gripped much of the U.S. over that last month or so. Even here in Miami it’s been quite chilly! For those of you who scheduled a cruise vacation within the last few months and unfortunately suffered an injury because of a cruise ship accident (like a slip and fall, broken bone, back injury, medical issue or other ailment), you may want to…

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Oct

10

2012

Crew members found with meningitis on Italian cruise ship – will it affect passengers too?

Reports over the last 48 hours have shown that 4 crew members aboard the MSC Orchestra contracted bacterial meningitis infections. As a precaution, more than 2,500 passengers and more than 950 crew members were being treated. It seems the news was originally posted by SeaTrade Insider. As related by USA Today, meningitis is… …characterized by a sudden onset of fever, headache and stiff neck, bacterial meningitis is a…

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Aug

22

2012

Cruise Ship Accident – Do I Have A Case?

Imagine you’re enjoying your cruise ship vacation to the Bahamas. It’s day four of a six day voyage and while you’re coming back from dinner you slip and fall because of standing water on the deck. Unfortunately, due to the fall, you’ve broken your ankle and will incur some doctor’s bills and some missed time at work. Your question now becomes, do I have a…

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Nov

21

2011

Suing a Cruise Ship Line – How To Prepare

Bringing a lawsuit to a cruise ship operation can be a little tricky. Unlike a traditional lawsuit suing a business in one’s home town or community or place of work, a cruise ship business frequently involves issues that occur in the ocean while the boat is in transit. As a result, the issue of what kind of law applies tends to come up often. Cruise…

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