Cruise ShipWhat Are Cruise Ship Injuries?

Cruise Ship Injuries include hazards such as food poisoning, slipping and falling on wet decks, being thrown overboard or sustaining injuries from shipboard activities such as rock climbing, or exercise classes.

Who Can You Sue for Your Cruise Ship Injuries?

The passenger ticket generally contains important information on how, when, and where a passenger may file a cruise ship injury claim.  Typically, if the cruise ship owners, operators, or staff members act negligently, a passenger may have a legal claim against the cruise ship for his or her injuries.  A cruise ship may be held negligent under certain circumstances, including situations when there are insufficient safety gear, inadequate emergency precautions, improperly trained employees, or when accidents occur because of poor maintenance.  Passengers who sustain cruise ship injuries may be entitled to damages for pain and suffering, medical bills and lost wages.

How Can a Cruise Ship Injury Attorney Help?

A cruise ship injury attorney can help you with the following:

  • Formulate a strategy for proving that the ship’s crew or cruise line was negligent and that their negligence caused your injuries
  • Help you determine whether you have a valid legal claim
  • Advise you on the length of the statute of limitations
  • Assist you in filing your lawsuit within the necessary statute of limitations period for your case
  • Help you gather are the necessary documents to prove your claim
  • File your claim in the correct state and the correct court

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