Miami Cruise Ship Injury Attorney
Cruising is a great way to spend a family vacation – particularly with children and grandparents. There are huge ships with many venues, many activities and many guests, all of whom are thrown together on a moving vessel with many different obstacles and opportunities for injury. Of course, when you think about and plan your vacation, the last thing on your mind is the thought of being injured or sick, however cruise vacations pack many hidden risks. Such injuries range from trip or slip and falls, to assaults, tender injuries, food poisoning, excursion injuries, Norovirus, medical malpractice and even wrongful death.
Not all such injuries will result in legal claims, however to understand your rights, you should immediately speak with an experienced cruise ship injuries lawyer. We can help!
With the advent of the mega-ships with passenger capacities more than 3,000, the logistical problems inherent in managing so many people in confined spaces and across different weather conditions, port conditions and a variety of different activities, while accounting for differences in age, physical capability, language and culture, quite understandably makes the exercise of reasonable care for the cruise line a difficult proposition.
Whether you get hurt ziplining through the rainforest, in the pool or jacuzzi, waiting to board the ship in the hot sun or even just trying to pick up the soap in the shower, do not discount the potential liability that the cruise line may have to respond in damages to compensate you for your injury.
In the event you do suffer an injury or illness while cruising, be aware that your ticket contract has important conditions limiting your right to bring suit. Often such limitations restrict the locale of where any such lawsuit may be filed (typically in Federal court in Miami) as well as the time within which any such lawsuit may be filed (typically one year). Due to these limitations, it is vitally important that as soon as you disembark your cruise, that you contact an experienced cruise ship injuries attorney, such as the cruise ship injury lawyers at Charlip Law Group, LC.
Call our Miami Cruise Ship Injury attorneys now for a free consultation, at 305-354-9313.