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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… Read More »
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… Read More »
(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… Read More »
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… Read More »
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… Read More »
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… Read More »
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… Read More »
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… Read More »
Cruise lines are required by law to ensure travelers have a safe passage to the destination. They have to follow certain safety standards and provide the travelers with all the facilities they need to travel comfortably. However, despite all precautions, travelers sometimes injure themselves or become ill during the cruise. Most cruise ships have… Read More »
Cruises are a perfect family vacation. Everything is already planned, you’ll visit exotic places and everything will work out perfectly. But, what happens if you or a loved one suffers an injury while on their cruise trip? Being injured in international waters brings up a wide variety of questions, for example: What laws apply… Read More »
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