Cruise Ship Negligence
Embarking on a cruise can seem like a dream come true, in which your worries can melt away, and you can decompress far away from the shore and stresses of everyday life. Unfortunately, just like many other industries generating billions of dollars annually, many shipping companies may not have your best interests at heart. Just because the brochures hold promises of luxury and safety, they do not tell the whole story. Cruise ships can host numerous hazards and accidents waiting to happen, which the company itself may be overlooking or ignoring. If something has gone awry on your getaway, seek the services of a Cruise Ship Accident Claims and Injury Lawyers as soon as possible.
Since many ships are not registered in the United States, they may not be held to the same health and safety standards that you are accustomed to. Whether it be shoddy safety precautions when moving about the ship, poor food safety and preparation standards, the enabling of crime, or underqualified staff, many factors or combinations thereof can play a part in negatively affecting your vacation.
A common problem aboard ships is the presence of underqualified medical staff or the lack of specialized doctors. There are many reported cases of mistreatment due to under qualification, and in some cases, there have even been reports of psychologists being passed off as medical doctors. If you happen to fall ill or board a cruise with a preexisting medical condition, there may be much more risk than you accepted.
A Cruise Ship Accident Lawyer is your best option if you have been victim to the negligence of a cruise line. By retaining a seasoned professional’s services, you equip yourself to recover the maximum damages you are entitled to after your traumatic situation. Even if the company has tried to mend the situation by offering rewards or future trips, they may be trying to take advantage of you. Others may even try to talk you out of your claim by threatening you or convincing you that your case does not hold water. Whatever the situation, your best option is to contact an attorney in Nashua, NH, as soon as possible.
While accidents are not standard on cruises, there may be a situation where there is a problem on board the boat or the surrounding area. The systematic negligence perpetrated by shipping companies has caused many globally recognized preventable mishaps onboard ships—anything from engine fires to a lack of reliable septic access.
If you have fallen victim to negligence on the part of a cruise line, contact a Cruise Ship Passenger Accident law firm as soon as possible. At Bartis Law Office, PLLC, you will find the expertise and knowledge to help you recover from whatever may have befallen you. Schedule an initial consultation to discuss your case’s details, and we will work diligently with you to build your claim and fight for you at every stage of the process. Begin on the path to recovery and call Bartis Law Office, PLLC, in Nashua, NH today.
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