Can you imagine getting on a cruise ship but never leaving it? Or being notified a loved one has gone missing from a cruise? These scenarios may seem unfathomable, but they do occur – people go missing on cruises for many reasons.
The cruise line is responsible for keeping passengers safe while on board. When a person goes missing on a ship, they must take steps to find them. Failure to do so can result in negligence claims against the cruise line – particularly for those never heard from again.
Here’s what you need to know about when people go missing on a cruise ship and what legal rights you have in the wake of a loved one who’s gone