Chilean Navy Rescues Passenger with Head Injury on Viking Sun

A recent injury aboard the Viking Sun cruise ship lead to the involvement of the Chilean Navy. On Sunday, February 10, a 66 year old female passenger identified as Sheila Eaton suffered a serious head injury. According to a Maritime Herald report, medical aid was provided on the boat. When...

Head Injury on Carnival Ecstasy Leads to Coast Guard Rescue

On Sunday, January 27, an 80 year old woman was medevac'd from the Carnival Ecstasy cruise ship as it was 55 miles East of Savannah Georgia. According to the Savannah Morning News, "a passenger had suffered a head injury after falling and was in need of medical attention." Watchstanders at...

Sue for Head Injury That Happened on Royal Caribbean Vacation?

Can you sue Royal Caribbean for a concussion or severe head injury that occurred while you were a passenger aboard their ship? Well...it depends. Filing an injury claim against Royal Caribbean or suing the cruise line will depend on a number of factors, all of which would be discussed with...

Actual Client Injury: Slipped and Fell on Carnival Cruise

Inquiry received by our law firm in Miami We received an inquiry from a passenger  who was using the outdoor jacuzzi on a Carnival Cruise Ship. Apparently, the crew tried to hurry the passenger out of the tub as they were closing for the evening. "As I was getting out...

Accident Involving Child on Carnival Liberty

The Houston Chronicle newspaper reports that the Carnival Liberty returned to its port in Galveston on Monday (June 13, 2016) after a child who was injured needed medical attention. Generally, when a cruise ship returns to port because a passenger was injured, it means that 1) the boat was relatively...

Jury Awards Hurt Cruise Ship Passenger $21 Million

Holland America Cruise Line ended up on the wrong end of another lawsuit recently, this time to the tune of a $21 million verdict. An Illinois man was awarded $21 million in damages resulting from an injury to his head after being struck by an automatic sliding door on the...

Woman Seriously Hurt on Carnival Cruise Ship

Reports from MyFoxBoston.com tell of a New Hampshire woman who was seriously injured while aboard the Carnival Cruise Ship Victory. The report was posted Sept. 14, 2015. According to the report, the woman from Pembroke New Hampshire was traveling with her boyfriend. The injury occurred during a fall in which...

Breaking News: 3 Injured on Holland America Cruise Ship

Reports from various media sources, including WSVN in Miami, indicate that three passengers were removed from the Holland America cruise ship Ryndam on Monday night, April 20. Officials described the injuries as 'medical emergencies' requiring the passengers be transported from the cruise ship, by Miami-Dade Fire and Rescue to Miami...