Cruise Ship Injury Attorney in Houston, TX
Recovering Compensation for Cruise Ship Injury Victims
When you book a cruise and step off of dry land for a few days, you do so out of faith that your experience will be pleasant and relaxing. That is not always the case for cruise ship passengers unfortunately, there have been several notable cruise ship accidents in the past few years and the number of cruise ship injury claims has been on the rise. There are several potential hazards on cruise ships, which is why the cruise liners must be actively focused on passenger safety and accident prevention. If you have sustained an injury at sea, while on board a cruise line, it is safe to say that your vacation has been ruined. Here at Nielsen & Mukerji, LLP, we represent cruise ship passengers from a multitude of different cruise lines including Princess Cruises, Royal Caribbean, Canaveral, Disney Cruise Line and more.
Types of Cruise Ship Injury Claims
There are several mega liners that come in and out of Texas, and every time you book a cruise, they promise you that your trip will exceed your expectations. Carnival CEO put it simply when he stated, "We pride ourselves in providing our guests with a great vacation experience, and clearly we failed in this particular case." In this case, he was referring to the engine fire that blazed aboard the Carnival Triumph, which cut the power and plumbing for the remainder of the voyage. On top of the cruise ship fires, there have other types of cruise ship injury claims involving:
- Food poisoning
- Infectious diseases
- Slip & Falls
- Falling objects from upper decks
- Pool accidents
- Malfunctioning or defective Gym equipment
- Cruise ship collisions
- Severe weather and/or natural disasters
- Injuries during onshore activities
There have also been reports of wrongful death, man overboard, rape, and murder while on board a cruise ship. A cruise ship is literally like a tiny city packed into one restricted area, which holds thousands of passengers. A cruise is supposed to be fun and relaxing, which is why most cruise passengers are unsuspecting when suddenly become an injury victim.
Experience Legal Guidance from a Houston Personal Injury Attorney
Proving cruise ship liability can be difficult in some cases- without the proper legal counsel, you may not be fully compensated for your injuries. Our trial lawyers represent the little guy, while going after the big guy. If you are a weary traveler who needs help navigating a maritime injury case, we can help! Our Houston personal injury lawyer can help hold the negligent cruise liner accountable for your injury and maximize your claim so that you recover the full amount of restitution that you deserve.
If you or a loved one departed from a Texas port on a cruise ship vacation and you were injured, take swift legal action before it is too late. Time is usually of the essence with these claims, especially under the Princess Cruises passenger contract. If you read the fine print carefully, these cruise liner companies will typically shorten the statute of limitations time, in which to file a claim or lawsuit. Let us fight to preserve your rights, the financial burdens of your personal injury should not be yours to bear. If you have been injured on any type of cruise ship vessel, then consult with a Houston cruise ship injury attorney from Nielsen & Mukerji, LLP. Our firm offers a free initial
case evaluation to all prospective clients, so you can discuss your case with us without any financial obligation on your part.
Contact a Houston personal injury lawyer today to schedule your free consultation.