Category Archives: Resort and Hotel Premises Liability

Resort and hotel premises liability claims for slip and fall accidents, elevator accidents and injuries caused by dangerous and unmaintained property.

Are You Safe At Daytona International Speedway?

In 2001 Dale Earnhardt died in a crash at Daytona International Speedway, and the racing world mourned the loss of one of its greatest drivers. Almost immediately after, the Hans device was incorporated into NASCAR and other forms of racing to prevent drivers from experiencing the same injuries that took the legendary racer’s life. Racing has always been about entertaining…
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13-Year-Old Plummets to His Death While on Vacation with Family

According to CBSNews.com, a 13-year-old boy from Indiana fell from a 15-story balcony to his death while vacationing in Panama City Beach on April 5. Police officials say the boy was checking out of the Palazzo Condominiums in Panama City with his family when he realized he had left his phone in their room on the 15th floor. The 13…
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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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Woman Says She was Mentally Scarred from Being Stranded on Carnival Triumph

One year after the Carnival Triumph cruise ship caught fire and lost power in the Gulf of Mexico, one woman that was on the disastrous cruise says she was “mentally injured” from what happened to her while on the vessel. According to CNN, the 54-year-old mother of two and grandmother of three was very emotional during her testimony before a…
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UK Man Killed After Wave Broke Window of Cruise Ship

According to The Independent, a passenger on a cruise ship was killed in the English Channel and another airlifted to shore after their vessel was hit by a wave on February 14. This fatal accident happened aboard the British cruise ship Marco Polo, which is operated by Cruise & Maritime Voyages, as it headed for its home port following a…
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CDC Says Royal Caribbean Norovirus Outbreak One of the Worst in 20 Years

We recently blogged about the Royal Caribbean cruise ship, Majesty of the Seas, that left dozens of passengers sick with norovirus; now the cruise line is in the media spotlight again for what the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) calls the worst virus outbreak on a cruise ship in 20 years. On January 29, the Royal Caribbean cruise…
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