You have paid good money and are looking forward to your vacation aboard a cruise ship. You are excited to relax and take in all the adventure afforded to you, however you were injured due to the negligence of the cruise line and face challenges to get better…. you have rights and can hold the cruise line accountable for your injuries.
Cruise lines have an affirmative duty to keep their premises safe and free from dangerous conditions that could harm patrons. Dangerous conditions and events are ever present on a cruise ships, such as the following:
- poor maintenance and upkeep of the vessel
- poor security aboard the vessel
- poorly run ship excursions
- poorly run on-ship activities
- poor sanitation
- catastrophic accidents aboard the vessel
It is imperative that you speak to an attorney as soon as possible regarding any type of claim against a cruise line. When you buy your ticket and board the ship you have agreed to the fine print that set out the rules in case you are injured, such as how long you have bring an action and in which jurisdiction you have to file your lawsuit.