Pompano Beach Cruise Ship Accident Lawyer

Broward County Cruise Ship Injury Claim

Pompano Beach residents and visitors, like those around the world, are increasingly enjoying cruises. According to industry statistics, more than 20 million people take cruises every year. Pompano residents are a mere 15.5 miles from Port Everglades, one of the largest ports for cruise ships, and only 36.4 miles to the Port of Miami, another cruise hub. Many cruise lines, including Carnival, Norwegian, and Royal Caribbean all service these South Florida ports.

Pompano residents can also enjoy shorter cruises out of their own City, such as sunset cruises, dinner cruises or sightseeing cruises.

The South Florida weather is perfect for year-round cruising, whether it is a local cruise, a cruise to the Caribbean, or even farther.

Cruise ships, unfortunately, are not immune from accidents. Passengers and crew members can suffer injury on a cruise ship, requiring legal assistance to help them obtain justice.

Accidents on Cruise Ships

Cruise ships have become "floating cities," bringing many of the risks Pompano Beach residents experience on land to sea. Passengers and crew members can face injury or even death from a variety of situations on a cruise ship. Almost anything that can happen on land can now happen at sea.

For example, failure to keep the ship in safe condition can result in injury to passengers and crew. Slip and fall, injury from falling items, or an injury from other property problems can occur. These types of accidents can take place in cabins, gangways, restaurants, or other areas of the ship.

Personal safety is also a concern. Rape or sexual assault or other assaults can also occur on cruise ships. This includes assault by spa personnel, such as masseuses, crew, or other passengers.

There are numerous other accidents that can take place on cruise ships. Crimes, wrongful death, missing persons, water slide or pool accidents, food contamination, are only some of the other injuries passengers and crew can face on a cruise ship.

Legal Considerations

Cruise ship accidents may mirror those on land, but they are often governed by complex laws that require expert legal representation. In some cases, there are statute of limitations deadlines that are shorter than in other situations. Also, maritime law, admiralty law, and foreign law may come into play, depending on the situation. Additionally, cruise ships generally include wording in their contract to protect themselves from lawsuits, further complicating the process.

Call Frankl Kominsky

Our lawyers are available to assist in navigating the complex legal landscape surrounding cruise ship injuries, and will try to pursue the best possible approach for our injured clients. If you or a loved one have suffered injury or death due to negligence by a cruise ship or a cruise ship line, call us for a confidential consultation, at (561) 609-1948, or contact us online. We will discuss your options and try to help you obtain justice. We serve clients in Pompano Beach, and also throughout South Florida. We speak Spanish and Creole.

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