After a Cruise Injury, Do You Need to Act Fast?

We're commonly asked, "if I was injured in an accident on a cruise ship, like on a Royal Caribbean vacation, how quickly should I contact to a lawyer to see if I need legal help?" If you've been injured in an accident on a Royal Caribbean vacation or any other...

Were You the Victim of a Slip and Fall Injury on a Cruise Ship?

Were you hurt in a slip and fall accident on a cruise ship?   If so, you're not alone.   Unfortunately, cruise ship slip and fall accidents are very common. With millions of passengers embarking on cruise ship vacations each and every year, the potential for these types of accidents...

Storm Injures 100 Cruise Passengers on Spirit of Discovery

Various new outlets report that somewhere around 100 people suffered injuries when the cruise ship Spirit of Discovery encountered rough weather conditions in the Bay of Biscay last weekend.   According to Independent, "passengers on board a cruise ship have described “holding on for dear life” as they were caught...

Unfair Treatment of Cruise Industry by the CDC?

If you read cruise ship industry forums, many passengers believe the cruise industry has been treated unfairly in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. Recent forum posts on the Royal Caribbean Blog (as shown below) have been an outlet for passengers for complain about the Center for Disease Control and...

MSC Cruises Hoping to Resume Sailing in Mediterranean

According to Cruise Industry News, "MSC Cruises is preparing for a potential restart this summer in the Mediterranean and is waiting on final approvals to have the Grandiosa and Magnifica start seven-day cruises. The MSC Grandiosa will offer seven-night cruises in the Western Mediterranean and MSC Magnifica will serve the...

Covid-19 Outbreak Hits Arctic Expedition Cruise

The Hurtigruten expedition cruise ship, MS Roald Amundsen, has experienced a large-scale Covid-19 outbreak. The vessel, which had recently returned to cruising, is now responsible for the quarantining of roughly 400 passengers from two July cruises. Per the Financial Times and other news outlets, Hurtigruten reported 36 crew from the...

Suspected Covid-19 Case Suspends Paul Gauguin Cruise

Another cruise ship has had to suspend operations – this time the cruise ship Paul Gauguin suspended her trip, returning to its home port of Papeete, Tahiti. Paul Gauguin Cruises, based in Bellevue Washington, operates the vessel. According to Maritime Executive, "when the suspected case was discovered, all passengers were...

Princess Cruises Sidesteps 2 Covid-19 Lawsuits

As reported on Law360.com, "a California federal judge on Tuesday tossed two suits alleging Princess Cruise Lines put passengers in danger of contracting COVID-19, finding the passengers can't recover damages for negligent infliction of emotional distress just because they were afraid of contracting the virus. U.S. District Judge R. Gary...