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I am David Charlip. I am a cruise ship accident lawyer and maritime attorney based in Miami, Board Certified in Civil Trial Litigation, practicing law for 40 years, and an avid cruiser. In fact, I just returned from a 10-day cruise through the Greek Isles. Probably like you, I’m so excited that cruising has… Get More Info
What to do in a cruise ship accident and the top mistakes to avoid, written by a cruise ship accident Attorney
A recent appellate case from the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals affirming the dismissal of a plaintiff’s complaint filed against Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. d.b.a. Royal Caribbean International presents an interesting case study in the difficulties associated with cruise ship injury litigation. In Taylor v. Royal Caribbean, Pamela Taylor was severely injured when she… Get More Info
After watching YouTube videos from various cruise line employees and executives promising that soon we will be back to cruising again, as in the past, I am struck by how tone-deaf it all sounds. What should be obvious to anyone who is paying attention to the news is that there will be no new… Get More Info
With the major cruise lines docking their ships for at least the next 30 days, perhaps this break can be a time for introspection and self-examination for an industry that has enjoyed unprecedented legal protection, exponential growth and profits. As a cruise ship injury Plaintiff’s attorney as well as an avid cruiser and husband… Get More Info
(IF YOU THINK THE STORM AND RESCUE WAS BAD WAIT UNTIL YOU LEARN HOW DIFFICULT IT IS TO SUE VIKING!) The recent headlines have been overflowing with pictures, videos, tweets and news reports about the crippled Viking Sky caught in a vicious storm off of the coast of Norway. On Monday, Norway’s government announced… Get More Info
As a maritime attorney, I speak with many clients injured while on cruise vacations on virtually a daily basis. After evaluating their cases, I frequently encounter the same issues that reoccur in virtually every case. Those issues all involve our client’s conduct after suffering their injury. In that regard, proof of what happened, from… Get More Info
More than 10 travellers from cruise ships that left from Miami and Fort Lauderdale were killed when a transport conveying them to Mayan ruins in eastern Mexico flipped over on an expressway early Tuesday, authorities said. A South Florida grandmother and her 11-year-old grandson appear to be among the casualties, as per relatives. Fanya… Get More Info
Children aren’t as cautious or aware of their environment as adults; so they’re much more likely to become injured during the journey on a cruise ship. The cruise ship company needs to provide a safe environment for the children to play safely. At Charlip Law Group, LC we have found that many cases of… Get More Info
Most travelers don’t think they’ll become injured during their cruise trip. They assume that the ship will have all the security and safety arrangements needed for the passengers to be safe and enjoy the trip to the fullest. While most cruise ships do take all the precautions needed to keep travelers safe, they can… Get More Info
Traveling on cruise ships can be risky because modern ships are massive and carry a large number of people. It’s easy to become ill or get infections, slip and fall, and sustain other such injuries. Modern cruise ships have been forced to utilize better technology to increase passenger safety. At Charlip Law Group, LC… Get More Info
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