Serious Injuries Sustained On Cruise Ships

Cruise Ships Familiar To Alaska Visitors — Do You See Yours?

Crown Princess
Nieuw Amsterdam
Norwegian Pearl
Radiance of the Seas
Celebrity Solstice
Disney Wonder
Carnival Legend
Seven Seas Mariner
Oceania Regatta
Crystal Serenity
Silver Shadow

Over a million people sail Alaskan coasts every year on cruise ships from Seattle alone. While these giant ships are stable and seaworthy, injuries and deaths still do occur to both passengers and crew members:

  • Slip-and-fall injuries
  • Trip-and-fall injuries
  • Falling and sliding objects
  • Poisonings
  • Assaults involving inadequate security
  • Rape and sexual molestation
  • Drownings and overboard incidents
  • Accidents occurring during boarding
  • Tender boat accidents

The Laws At Sea Are Different

Accidents occurring at sea adhere are subject to a different set of laws than landborn injuries. Statutes of limitations tend to be shorter. Passengers must give written notice that they intend to file a claim. So you need a lawyer who is familiar with Jones Act claims, and the obstacles cruise lines throw up to minimize or deny compensation.

If you or someone you love has been injured or killed on a cruise ship, we can help you obtain financial compensation for your losses. Call the Law Offices of Michael J. Schneider at 907-331-3549 to schedule a no-charge, no-obligation case evaluation — or email us a description of your injuries.