Should You Speak with a Lawyer About Cruise Ship Medical Negligence?

medical mistakes on cruise shipsA growing trend among cruise ship injury inquiries are claims of neglect related to medical care.

Passengers who were treated by onboard medical staff, doctors and nurses are increasingly seeking out the advice of cruise ship lawyers wanting to know if the cruise line’s doctors made a mistake – and whether they can file a lawsuit against the cruise lines for the those doctor’s mistakes.

Typical scenarios where cruise ship medical staff may be at fault include:

>> Not recognizing symptoms
>> Misdiagnosing medical symptoms
>> Failing to act correctly once a diagnosis has been made
>> Failing to act in time
>> Doing medical procedures incorrectly

The reality is that medical claims against the cruise line – or even directly against the doctor or medical staff – are often complex making it difficult to receive compensation for injuries.

If you or a loved one has questions about medical treatment received during a cruise, speaking with an attorney is a good choice. They can provide insight and direction after reviewing the details of your incident.

Experience matters greatly in these types of cases. For more than 35 years, Waks & Barnett, P.A. have handled cases involving medical malpractice and negligence against Royal Caribbean, Carnival, Norwegian, Disney and others. We understand how the cruise lines operate and how to best move a potential case forward, from initial claim to eventual settlement.

Do you believe you were the victim of medical malpractice, medical negligence or misdiagnosis by a cruise ship doctor or medical staff?

Please call us today or fill out the form on the right hand side of this page. Our attorneys will conduct a free case review on your behalf.