Florida’s Space Coast is a launching point for numerous cruise ship lines. Unfortunately, cruise ship operators do not always take the necessary precautions to prevent injuries to passengers and crew members. If you or someone close to you has suffered an injury on a cruise ship line, it is important to consult with an attorney who is experienced in these cases.
At Markey Law, our attorneys can guide you through the complex net of laws that govern cruise ship accidents. Strict timelines often apply in these cases. Contact one of our personal injury lawyers as soon as possible so we can help you explore your legal options.
Contact us today online or by telephone at 321-631-0758 to arrange a consultation with an experienced Brevard County cruise ship accident attorney.
The Dangers Of Cruise Ship Accidents
Whether you were injured as a crew member or passenger on a cruise ship, our lawyers can help you pursue a personal injury claim. We handle a broad range of cruise ship accident claims, including those involving:
- Slip-and-fall accidents
- Accidents occurring while boarding and unboarding the ship
- Foodborne illness
- Rape, assault and other crimes committed by crew members or other passengers
- The captain or other key crew members drinking while operating the ship
- Injuries sustained while shuttling from a parking lot to the boarding area
Cruise ship accidents can be complex due to jurisdictional issues. Whether your accident took place in Florida, on navigable waters or in a port in a destination country, it is important to consult with an attorney who can handle these complex matters. Our lawyers are well-versed in the Jones Act and other maritime law statutes that may come into play in your case.
We will do everything in our power to ensure that you obtain the compensation you need to pay your bills and rebuild your life after a cruise ship accident.