BCA is investigating lawsuits regarding cruise ship accidents. BCA has represented many high profile clients and litigated many complicated personal injury lawsuits. There a variety of issues that can occur on a cruise ship, as they have a responsibility to keep the premisis safe and avoid any hazardous conditions. It's has been reported that 13 million Americans travel via cruise ships every year, with cruise ship profits in the billions. The cruise ships must be held accountable to maritime law in the United States. Brent Coon & Associates has a team of maritime attorneys and investigators that specialize in handling maritime cases. Maritime law (also referred to as admiralty law) refers to the laws governing cases involving injuries or accidents that occur on the waterways of the United States. These laws apply to the rivers and lakes throughout the country, the Gulf of Mexico and the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans.
There are various kinds of cruise ship injuries including slip and fall, food poisoning, assault and robery. Major cruise ship disasters are rare, however there have been some examples of major trama in unique cases. For example there we a suspected outbreak of norovirus on a Crown Princess cruise in California in 2014 which sickened over 100 people. BCA has also litigated swimming pool accidents which can occur on the cruise ship itself or in one of the attractions around a cruise ship. Also, injuries can occur due to crew error or vessel safety issues. Cruise ships are required to keep the vessel safe at all times and to be properly trained to maintain the ship.
There have also been lawsuits filed by employees of the cruise ships. They are entitled to file a cruise ship lawsuit for lost wages and living expenses during the time of thier injury.
If you or a family member were injured on a cruise ship, you may be entitled to compensation. Cruise ships have what it called a "Forum Selection Clause" which means the the cruise ship lawsuit must be filed in the state in which the cruise line is located. There are certain statue of limitations in notifiying the cruise line of your injury in order to protect your claims. So it is beneficial to file your cruise ship lawsuit as soon as possible. Brent Coon and Brent Coon & Associates have built its reputation on the satisfaction of its clients and the respect of both colleagues and opponents. Contact our Cruise Ship lawyers by completing the form to the right or call us at 855-435-5839 to speak to a representative today.
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