5 Things To Do If You Were Hurt on a Cruise

When you’ve been injured in an accident, it can be challenging to think about anything but your pain and inconvenience. This is especially true if you are hurt while on a cruise and your vacation comes to an abrupt end. However, if you believe your injury resulted from the negligence of a crew member or the cruise line itself, there are a few things that should be done as soon as possible to document your injury. Taking the following actions will be beneficial in the event you have to bring legal action against the responsible party or entity.

When you purchase your cruise ticket, you are entering into a ticket contract with the cruise line. This ticket contract will contain details pertinent to how, when, and where you must present injury claims or other disputes to the cruise line. Unfortunately, many passengers are not provided a copy of the contract, increasing the likelihood for them to miss the statute of limitations and be unaware of the forum selection clause. Hiring the right cruise injury attorney is crucial to properly filing your case.

At the Flanagan Personal Injury and Wrongful Death Law Firm, we specialize in handling cruise injury cases and are well-versed in maritime law. With experience handling cases against seven major cruise lines, Michael T. Flanagan has the knowledge and the skills necessary to aggressively represent your case against the major cruise lines in federal court.

For your free case evaluation, contact our firm today at (305) 638-4143.