Sick From Norovirus, Cruise Line Passenger Files Claim and Gets Compensation


Norovirus makes cruise ship passenger sick – she files claim and wins.

Recent news reports tell about a Scottish woman who was awarded compensation after she contracted the Norovirus aboard a P&O Cruise Line ship, The Aurora.

Apprently, the woman “suffered severe abdominal cramps and diarrhoea during a world cruise on P&O Cruise Lines’ Aurora.

She was awarded £8500. Carnival U.K., the owners of P&O Cruise Lines paid the compensation under the condition that they did not accept liability.

For more info on the Norovirus, including symptoms, visit WebMD.

Norovirus affects cruise ship passengers around the world and symptoms can range from mild discomfort to debilitating with long term side affects. Sick cruise ship passengers may face misdiagnosis while aboard the ship and may face hospital and medical bills along with missed time at work after leaving the cruise.

If you or a family member has experienced symptoms related to the Norovirus or other debilitating viruses while on your cruise vacation, you may have a claim. The attorneys at Waks and Barnett can answer any questions you may have relating to your illness.

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