Cruise Ship Accidents
Recently, cruise ships have been having issues with their equipment and machinery causing injuries, and in worst cases, death. South Florida is a departure location for many cruise ships, and is home to some of the busiest cruise ship ports in the United States. Many things can go wrong on a cruise ship, such as a slip-and-fall accident, assault, wrongful death, and much more. In the event that you have been a victim of some type of injury on a cruise ship, Sweigart Law group is here to support you through this time and help fight for your legal rights in a court of law.
What many do not know, however, is that cruise ship companies often put shorter statute of limitations (time to file a claim) as a condition on their tickets, and some cruiselines make you sign certain waivers before participating in activities. It is important to be represented by an experienced lawyer when it comes to cruise ship injuries, because there are many factors involved in each case. For instance, many cruise ships are in international waterways when injuries or accidents may occur, making it more difficult to file claims.
If you or someone you know has been injured in a cruise ship accident, call Sweigart Law Group today at 561-737-4809. We have offices in Boynton Beach, FL and West Palm Beach, FL.
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