The best thing you can do is contact an experienced maritime lawyer. Depending on the cruise line, you are required to file any case in a specific location. The vast majority of cruise lines cases must be filed in Miami, Florida (Carnival, Royal, NCL). Princess cases have to be filed in...Read more »
balcony door and stateroom door was opened and the wind tunnel effect opened the closet door violently onto my head, face and eye. There was a sign on the door that indicated not to open both doors at the same time but nothing about the closet door opening and injuring someone. Closet door was very... Read more »
We’ve handled dozens of injury cases on cruise ships involving the wind tunnel effect just like yours. As such the cruise line is on notice of the danger. Feel free to email me at email@example.com and we can likely help.
Note that any case has to be filed in miami within one year of the...Read more »
The answer to your question will depend on the fine print of your cruise ticket contract but with most major cruise lines: Carnival, Royal Caribbean, NCL, there is a 6 month notice requirement (which means you must give written notice within 6 months of the...Read more »
It depends. It doesn't really matter whether the shipowner is a US citizen, what matters is how much contact the boat has with the US or any particular state, in order to determine whether there is jurisdiction.
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