Help For Family Members of Cruise Ship Accident Victims

The following is an actual inquiry we received from a family member who was reaching out to our firm. They wanted to find out what they should do after their mother was involved in a fall aboard a cruise ship. I'm contacting you on behalf of my mother who suffered...

Seattle Man Dies After ATV Accident Cruise Ship Excursion

KGTV in San Diego reports in a Oct. 17 article that, "a Seattle man injured in an ATV accident in Mexico has died in a San Diego hospital, according to his family." The man, Chad Carrico, rented ATV's with friends while his cruise ship made a stop in Ensenada, Mexico....

Cruise Ship Hits Submerged Rock Off Coast of New Zealand

The Maritime Herald reports, "French cruise company Ponant has been fined $70,000 in New Zealand after an expedition cruise with 356 passengers aboard breached its navigation permit and ran aground on protected subantarctic waters." The boat hit a submerged rock as it steered to close to the Snares Island off...

Queens Man, New York Man Indicted For Strangling A Woman On Cruise Ship

On Oct. 11, Cruise Law News reports that, "the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York alleged yesterday that a cruise passenger, identified in court papers as Carlos Batista Jr. of Elmhurst, New York, assaulted his girlfriend and choked her until she passed out during a...

Watch Video of Saga Pearl Cruise Ship Crashing into Yachts

What happens when a large cruise ship runs into much smaller vessels? An accident that could have been much worse. The cruise ship Saga Pearl 2 – operated by Saga Cruises –was turning in the port of Dartmouth, England when it ran into four private yachts causing superficial damage. Per...

MSC Crewmember Overboard – May 15, 2018

CruiseLawNews.com reports that a crewmember of the MSC Seaside went overboard the night of May 15 (last night). Apparently the law firm was notified by a passenger aboard the vessel. Per the report, MSC Seaside "used spotlights to search for the crew member starting around 3 A.M. and continuing throughout...

Disabled Cruise Passengers Seek Legal Help

Passengers who have become seriously disabled -- or permanently disabled -- because of an injury caused by a cruise ship accident will often seek out the advice of our law firm. And we're glad they do. With over 20 million passengers cruising each year -- not to mention the tens...