If you or a family member have been injured on a cruise, either on the ship or during a shore excursion, please do not hesitate to contact our law firm.

The most common incidents which we handle are the following:

PASSENGERS:
  • Slip and falls on decks and buffet floors
  • Injuries on Royal Caribbean’s Flow Riders
  • Injuries sustained while on shore excursions
  • Injuries and deaths during tour excursions vehicles, “safari” buses and recreational watercraft
  • Injuries while boarding tenders to and from cruise ships
  • Sexual assaults against women and children during cruises
  • Substandard or delayed medical treatment by ship doctors/nurses
  • Cruise ship catastrophes such as fires, sinking or collisions
CREW MEMBERS:
  • Work accidents resulting in injuries
  • Delayed and improper medical care
  • Failure to provide medical treatment ashore
  • Medical negligence by doctors hired by the cruise lines in foreign countries
  • Failure to pay wages and living expenses in a timely manner
  • Abandoning the crew member in their home country after becoming injured or ill
  • Neck, shoulder and back injuries to waiters due to lifting heavy trays
  • Slip and falls in the galley or other areas of the ship
  • Injuries to stateroom attendants
  • Accidents handling luggage
  • Sexual assault

Please note that lawsuits against most cruise lines (Carnival, Celebrity, Norwegian and Royal Caribbean) must be filed in Federal District Court in Miami, Florida within one (1) year of the incident. Cruise lines also require that written notice of the incident must be provided within six (6) months of the accident.


If you or a family member have been injured during a cruise, or while working for a cruise line, please contact Jim Walker for a free consultation.




PLEASE DESCRIBE YOUR SITUATION IN DETAIL. YOU CAN ATTACH PHOTOGRAPHS, YOUR REPORT OF INJURY, AND MEDICAL RECORDS.

We need the following information in order to begin to evaluate your case:

  • Name of cruise line
  • Name of cruise ship
  • Type of incident
  • Type of injury
  • When did the accident occur?
  • Where did the incident occur?