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Feb

18

2013

Second lawsuit filed against Carnival Triumph, Carnival Cruise Lines

  USA Today reports a second lawsuit has been filed Carnival Cruise Lines. According to the report… Lisa Williams, 42, of Houston claims to have suffered severe dehydration and bruising from aggressive food lines on the crippled ship. Williams was so ill from the five-day ordeal that she had to be given intravenous fluids in a hospital emergency room when she returned home to Houston….

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Feb

15

2013

Is it worthwhile for passengers to sue Carnival Cruise Lines?

Can You Sue Carnival Cruise Lines? This post updated, Dec. 9, 2014. This post was originally written about the Carnival Triumph and issues related to a February 2013 cruise. (See info below). However, if you have questions related to an injury or accident that occurred on a Carnival Cruise Ship at any time, you may want to speak to our law firm. We’ve helped hundreds…

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Nov

15

2012

Where will I need to sue a cruise line? Florida?

If you’ve been injured on a cruise ship and are seeking legal action against the cruise line, you’re most likely going to need to file your case in Florida. This is a requirement within the ticketing contract that you signed in order to book your cruise. In the contract, there was a clause called the Forum Selection that outlined where and how lawsuits were to…

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Nov

28

2011

Can I settle with the cruise line without hiring an attorney

Important Note About Settling With A Cruise Line Without Hiring An Attorney Many of the provisions that are often included in a cruise passenger’s ticket limit the purchaser’s rights and the amount of time allotted for filing a claim is brief. Also, once you are given a ticket, a binding contract has been formed that cannot be altered. Other limitations include the amount of reimbursement…

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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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