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Cruise Ship Accident Attorneys

If you or a loved one have been injured on a cruise ship or cruise vacation, time is running out to file a claim. Any lawyer familiar with cruise ship accident claims in Florida will tell you that time can work against you when filing one of these complex lawsuits. One of the competent cruise ship accident attorneys at Leesfield & Partners will explain the many factors that could potentially invalidate your claim, which may include:

-A common one-year statute of limitations included in the terms of travel.

-The transient nature of cruise ships and passengers may obliterate evidence.

-Specific laws that determine which court will be required to try your case.

Like most personal injury lawsuits, cruise ship accident claims are regulated by a statute of limitations, which provides for a set amount of time in which to file a case. This amount of time is one year for the majority of cruise ship accident lawsuits. You should contact a cruise ship accident lawyer as soon as possible to ensure the statute of limitations in your case does not expire.

Cruise ships are large, contained environments until they return to port. Once a ship has docked and unloaded its passengers and crew, it can be difficult to gather evidence, statements from witnesses, and other crucial information. The aid of a cruise ship accident attorney can be critical in recovering this information before it is gone forever. You can help by contacting a cruise ship accident lawyer immediately. Try to provide your attorney with as much information as possible. Take photographs of your injuries and the cruise ship accident location. Ask witnesses for their contact information so your cruise ship accident attorney can contact them at a later time.

Always keep receipts for expenses relating to your injury, medical records, and most importantly, a copy of the cruise ship contract. The cruise ship contract will provide your cruise ship accident lawyer with invaluable information such as if a lawsuit is a feasible option, where to bring suit, and what legal rights and obligations you may have. Each cruise-line is different, so be sure to retain a cruise ship attorney with extensive experience and a history of proven results.

Many cruise ship vacationers are from other states or other countries, and may not be aware of their rights. Even if you are not from Florida, the skilled cruise ship accident lawyers at Leesfield & Partners will be able to help determine if you are eligible for compensation. The nationally recognized law firm has represented many non-residents of Florida in cruise ship injury cases.

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