Category Archives: Cruise Ship Accidents

Lawyers for cruise ship accidents and passenger injuries with successful results going up against large cruise ship companies.

Disney Cruise Ship Rescues Royal Caribbean Passenger Who Fell Overboard

For the average person, the idea that they’ll ever fall off a cruise ship into the sea seems about as likely as winning the lottery. However, it does happen, and no matter how long the odds are, anyone who steps onto a cruise ship is potentially at risk of falling overboard. Imagine it; one minute you’re having the time of…
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Near-Drowning On Royal Caribbean Line Raises Cruise Ship Lifeguard Debate

A young boy has been hospitalized after nearly drowning in a pool on a Royal Caribbean cruise ship. This tragedy has once again raised the issue of whether or not cruise ships need active lifeguards around their swimming pools. Most cruise ships do not have lifeguards stationed at their pools. Signs are posted warning passengers to swim at their own…
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Six-Year-Old Found Unconscious at Bottom of Swimming Pool While on Royal Caribbean Cruise

According to The Daily Mail, a six-year-old British boy is in critical condition after being found unconscious at the bottom of a swimming pool on a Royal Caribbean cruise. The accident occurred on Royal Caribbean’s Independence of the Seas cruise liner. He was traveling with his parents when the incident occurred on May 27 as the ship passed the Breton…
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How Many Passengers Disappear from Cruise Ships Each Year?

Since 2000, nearly 200 passengers have gone missing from cruise ships. It is the cruise line’s responsibility to keep passengers safe and fully investigate disappearances. Our lawyers hold ship operators responsible when they fail to act appropriately after receiving a missing passenger report. If the cruise line cannot find the missing person after a reasonable amount of time, the cruise…
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Three Cruise Ship Norovirus Outbreaks Sickens Hundreds of Passengers and Crew

Three separate outbreaks of norovirus that affected more than 100 people each have been reported aboard two cruise liners, Royal Caribbean and Princess Cruise, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Two of the ill-fated cruises struck Royal Caribbean’s Grandeur of the Seas. During the ship’s April 5-12 cruise, over 100 of the nearly 3,000 passengers and…
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