When to sue for slipping on a cruise ship

Injured by slip and fall accident on a cruise ship?

This generally means you’ll need to prove that your injury arose from the negligence of the crew members of the vessel, the design of the cruise ship or the cruise line itself – and – that this negligence contributed to or was the reason for your injury.

When to sue for slipping on a cruise ship?

Filing a claim against a cruise line should happen relatively soon after the accident occurs (and after you’ve had conversations with an attorney). Starting the process earlier rather than later is helpful as the cruise lines set time limits under which injury claims can be presented. **A cruise line injury attorney can help you determine this time line as each cruise line allow for different time limits.

Getting clarity in a slip and fall case is not always easy.

As a victim, you’ll have many questions you’ll want to ask an attorney.

  • What should I do?
  • Can I sue the cruise line?
  • Do I need an attorney?
  • What’s the legal process like if I decide to file a claim?

You’ll also be dealing with the pain and frustration from your injury as well as potential issues regarding medical bills, insurance claims and missed time at work.

Should you seek the help of cruise ship injury lawyers?

Probably. If nothing else, an initial consultation is free of charge. One of the best ways to protect your rights and position yourself to receive compensation for your injury is to talk with an attorney (and then hire them as needed).

Look for an experienced cruise ship injury law firm or attorney. Their experience working for clients against the powerful cruise lines can make a tremendous difference in your life.

Impacted by an injury on a cruise ship?
Please call the cruise ship attorneys at Waks and Barnett, P.A. for answers to your questions. 1-800-905-2891 for a free consultation.