Can I Sue a Cruise Line? It Depends…Read On Here

It’s a basic question, but one we’re asked quite frequently – “can I sue the cruise line?”

The answer is yes…but it also depends.

Our cruise injury law firm here in Miami fields questions from passengers and crew members who have been injured, hurt or have become sick while traveling or working aboard a cruise ship.

Bringing a claim or lawsuit against a cruise line is possible if it can be proven that the cruise line acted in such a way (or perhaps failed to take action) that their actions led to your injury.  *an experienced attorney can help you better understand your ability to sue for compensation.

Common injuries (and reasons for suing) include:

  • broken bones – wrist, arms, ankles, legs
  • hand injuries – cuts, broken fingers
  • shoulder injuries
  • fall in the shower
  • slip near pool
  • injuries caused by fire
  • knee injury
  • concussions and head injuries
  • neck and spinal cord injuries
  • back and herniated disk injuries
  • food poisioning and food borne illness
  • infections
  • norovirus
  • physical assualt and battery
  • sexual assaults
  • sexual harassment
  • rape
  • medical malpractice
  • injuries related to weather conditions
  • mechanical failures
  • criminal behavior
  • theft of valuables or identity

Help for Injured Cruise Passengers – Waks and Barnett / Miami

Waks and Barnett, P.A. attorneys have been helping injured and confused cruise ship passengers for more than 2 decades. If you believe negligence played a roll in your injury (whether on the cruise or on an excursion), please contact our office. We’d be happy to talk with you and answer questions you may have. Our consultation is free of charge.

Please call at (800) 905-2891 / Miami: 305-271-8282. Or email:

Advice from Cruise Ship Lawyers