Category Archives: Cruise Accident

Woman seriously injured after ‘traumatic event’ on cruise ship

  • Feb 18 2017

How can you protect your rights after a cruise ship accident?

Taking a cruise often makes for an enjoyable vacation. Most excursions take passengers to exotic and beautiful locations, and give the opportunity to have fun while meeting a variety of people from around the world.

However, serious injuries on cruise ships do occur. In late January, a 20-year-old crewmember on the Legend of the Seas was flown by helicopter to a hospital after suffering a lower back fracture. The ship was traveling to Brisbane, Australia via the Cook Strait,

When Cruise Events Go Wrong In California

  • Aug 24 2016

Massive ships have the potential to cause massive damage.  A whale-watching ship driven by an employee of “Hornblower Cruises and Events” caused panic and distress in San Diego, California when it drove straight into a dock filled with onlookers.  Seven passengers of the ship were left injured in the accident.  The damage ranged from back, leg, and neck injuries.  Crew members that anticipated the crash attempted to minimize the damage by warning passengers to “hold onto something.”

The ship spanned approximately one hundred and fifty feet and left substantial damage in the dock after crashing several feet inwards. 

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