If you have been injured on a cruise ship, no matter how serious, and you believe that it was not your fault and the company may be to blame, it is important that you contact an experienced Florida cruise ship accident attorney, like Elstein Legal. There are time limits involved, so you should contact them today for a case evaluation.
Cruise Ship Accident Resources
Cruise ships are supposed to be the ideal getaway. While they travel to and dock in, some very beautiful and exotic locations, they have so many amenities onboard that you likely won’t ever have to leave the boat. Everything you can think of to eat or drink, so no craving ever goes unanswered. Endless options for entertainment like movie theaters, musical acts, and stage shows. If you want a freshwater swim they even have pools and waterslides. There are also mini-golf, shuffleboard, and scores of other single and group activities so that you enjoy your vacation as much as possible.
With all this at your disposal, it is no wonder why so many people take cruises, they expect to have the time of their lives. They don’t expect to be injured, sometimes severely, and need medical attention or evacuation. Nevertheless, people on cruise ships are hurt every day and some of those injuries are so severe they disable or disfigure. Usually an accident onboard a large vessel like a cruise ship is going to be the result of negligence. This could be negligence on the part of the cruise company, the crew, or the equipment and amenities.
Injuries Common To Cruise Ships
Injuries on cruise ships are a much more common occurrence than many people realize. Not only can serious injuries result from general accidents, like slip and falls, but also tripping over hazards like objects, or carpeting or decking in poor repair. You can even suffer injuries from contaminated or improperly handled food, crewmembers who have not been trained sufficiently, and even injuries that result from ship endorsed activities.
Any of these scenarios can result in your or a loved one being hurt, receiving injuries that may take weeks, months, or years to heal. There is even the possibility of being injured badly enough that you become disabled or disfigured, and in some cases, killed. Your medical bills and lost wages may begin to affect your other financial obligations and can put your entire financial future in danger. Working with a lawyer familiar with maritime or admiralty legal processes like Elstein Legal can give your claim the best chance of success.
Why Choose Elstein Legal?
When you choose to have Elstein Legal handle your claim you are gaining a powerful ally with priceless professional experience in winning cases against cruise lines. The claims process is complex and overwhelming for most people, especially when you are trying to recover from your injuries. Brian Elstein will be your advocate during every step of the process, fighting hard for your compensation.