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Cruise Ship Injury Florida

Cruise Ship Injuries In South Florida

Anyone who lives in Miami or Ft. Lauderdale is familiar with the sight of the huge cruise ships moving in and out of port and along the beautiful South Florida coastline. At Leesfield & Partners, the personal injury lawyers have become familiar with the injuries sustained on these cruise ships. Many modern-day cruise ships dwarf the famous Titanic. These ships are truly floating cities, including numerous restaurants, lounges, bars, multi-level pools, shopping malls, bowling alleys, night clubs, auditoriums, even water slides rising numerous stories above the deck. These ships transport thousands of visitors and are staffed by hundreds of workers. Is it any surprise that there are hundreds of ways for the unsuspecting vacationer to meet with misfortune on these floating cities? Because the laws that govern cruise ship injuries are so complicated and limiting, anyone who is injured on a cruise ship should contact a personal injury lawyer familiar with cruise ship injury claims as soon as possible after the accident.

What Types of Accidents Happen on Cruise Ships?

Any injury that happens while on a cruise ship or while under the care or supervision of a cruise line, such as an island excursion, may qualify as a cruise ship personal injury and be eligible for compensation under Florida Law. One common type of accident on cruise ships is a slip and fall. Injuries that occur while participating in water sports, using vessel facilities, or food poisoning onboard are also common. Assault or robbery, either by another passenger or a member of the crew, may also qualify. It is important to contact a cruise ship injury lawyer as soon as possible after your boat returns to dock. Important information or evidence might be lost or destroyed by the cruise line if you delay. There is also a specific statute of limitations that controls exactly how much time you have to file a claim. If you do not file your case within this amount of time in the correct court, you will not have a valid claim to compensation.

Contact a Cruise Ship Personal Injury Lawyer

Cruise ship accident claims must be handled promptly and by a lawyer who knows the laws in your area. If you or a loved one have been injured, assaulted, or harmed in any way while on a cruise ship that departed from, or returned to any port in Miami, Ft. Lauderdale, or South Florida, call the cruise ship accident attorneys at Leesfield & Partners today for a complimentary consultation. Our toll free number is 1-800-836-6400.

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