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What You Should Know About Cruise Ship Law

How Common are Accidents on Cruise Ships?

It’s important to remember that there are plenty of dangerous, extreme activities available on cruise ships and on the coastal tourist spots along the way. Between 2005 and 2018,  there were 448 major cruise ship accidents reported. 16 people died in cruise ship accidents between 2005 and 2011.

Recreational equipment failure may be to blame for a large number of cruise ship accidents, but there are plenty of on-board safety concerns, including but not limited to:

    Loss of power resulting in being adrift at sea Fire (101 incidents since 2005) Plumbing issues (bursting pipes, overflowing toilets, etc.) Spread of viruses Improper sanitation Running aground Sinking Crime
Can I Sue the Cruise Line If

A Happy(-ish) Ending to a FL Boat Operator’s Hurricane Claim

Having a boat in Florida is a wonderful thing. After all, who doesn’t love spending a day out on the waves and enjoying all the shorelines Florida has to offer?

Still, having a boat in Florida is a big responsibility, especially because you have to be able to contend with, as well as anticipate, what Mother Nature is going to do – as one Florida boat operator found out.

Even though the boat operator was too late to save his boat from the clutches of Hurricane Sally, his saving grace was his boat insurance claim. He had taken the time to find the right boat insurance and it paid off when a catastrophe hit.

That’s why when you own a

Your Guide to Filing a Cruise Ship Injury Claim

Injuries on any vacation can be a bummer, but cruise ship injuries can be especially dangerous. You’re stuck on a ship, and often cruise ship doctors are able to do little more than give you pain medication and other general treatment.

Injuries are even less fun when the accident is caused by the cruise ship. Slippery surfaces, norovirus, or even violent staff members can all lead to injuries.

The only silver lining? Cruise companies have a duty to keep their passengers safe. If you are injured by a negligent or abusive crew member, consider filing a claim and asking for compensation.

When Can I File a Cruise Claim?

If you have been recently injured by a cruise line, you may