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Important Information about Miami Cruise Ship Accident Cases

Miami cruise ship accidents can take various forms. They include (but are not limited to) the following:

  • Slip and fall accidents
  • Swimming accidents
  • Falling overboard
  • Food poisoning

Again, it’s not uncommon for these accidents to occur because another party was negligent. You can seek compensation if you’re involved in such an accident. Under Florida law, the owners and operators of a cruise line have a responsibility to exercise “reasonable care” to ensure the safety of passengers and employees.

For example, maybe you were injured in a slip and fall accident on a cruise because you slipped over a spill. If the spill had occurred immediately before your accident, you may not be entitled to compensation, as no employee would have had sufficient time to find the spill and clean it up. However, if the dangerous condition had existed for a long enough time that someone should have noticed it and cleaned it by the time your accident occurred, the cruise line’s insurance company may be responsible for compensating you accordingly.

That’s not to say securing compensation will be easy if you work directly with the insurance company yourself. You need to provide sufficient evidence to prove that your accident was the result of negligence on the part of the cruise line. This often requires conducting a thorough investigation. Luckily, a personal injury law firm in Miami will have the resources necessary to do so. Their investigation may involve contacting witnesses, reviewing security footage, requesting maintenance logs, and other such steps.

Working with a Personal Injury Attorney

Hiring a Miami cruise ship accidents attorney to represent you will improve your chances of collecting the full amount of compensation you’re owed. If you try to settle your claim without legal representation, the insurance company will have a better chance of convincing you to accept their unreasonably low offers. On the other hand, if you hire a Miami cruise ship accidents lawyer, you’ll have an expert on your side who can determine precisely how much compensation you’re owed and negotiate effectively to help you collect it.

Why Choose Elstein Legal to Represent your Case?

Since opening Elstein Legal in 2018, Miami personal injury attorney Brian L. Elstein has recovered millions on behalf of his deserving clients. A cum laude graduate of Nova Southeastern University, Brian Elstein honed his skills early as a member of the Nova Trial Association.

Today, he is recognized by The National Trial Lawyers as a Top 40 Under 40 Lawyer in Florida and has been selected to the 2022-2023 Florida Rising Stars list by Super Lawyers Magazine – a distinction given to only 2.5% of attorneys in Florida, and named 2022 Best Litigation Attorney by

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