Miami Lawyer Sean M. Cleary - Cruise Ship Accidents

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At our office, we represent clients who are injured in cruise ship accidents in Florida waters and around the world.

Sean M. Cleary

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I suffered a slip and fall while on a cruise which required surgery for a compound fracture of my femur. Mr. Cleary worked tirelessly to obtain compensation in my case, as events like mine are difficult to litigate sometimes. He is a fantastic advisor and I recommend him to anybody in need of a lawyer without hesitation.

Fractured Bones on Cruise Ship

Anonymous

A big thank you for Mr. Cleary and the way he handled this complicated case to obtain compensation for my injuries sustained in a shore excursion accident. He possesses serious will and brainpower to fight battles on behalf of his clients, never lost his cool and worked hard to help me receive the just compensation for my injuries. I am very pleased with the result.

Cruise Ship - Shore Excursion Accident

Anonymous

The numbers of people vacationing on cruise ships have increased greatly over the years. Thousands of passengers leave the Port of Miami each week to enjoy relaxing, fun-filled vacations aboard cruise ships.

While an accident on a cruise ship is the last thought on the mind of someone boarding a cruise, accidents and injuries do occur. Often they result from the negligent or criminal conduct of the cruise line or its employees.

 
 
 
 

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What Types of Cruise Ship Accidents Can Be Handled by a Lawyer?

A cruise ship injury can not only ruin your vacation, but can lead to a long recovery process and time away from work. Basically, all incidents that threaten the safety and well-being of cruise ship passengers and crew members can later constitute a legal case: cruise ships collisions (collision with another ship, a reef,...

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What Infections, Illnesses and Contamination Can Occur on a Cruise?

Cruise ship medical clinics deal with a wide variety of illnesses and injuries. Approximately 3%–11% of conditions reported to cruise ship infirmaries are urgent or an emergency. Other statistics related to cruise ship illnesses and contamination include: approximately 95% of illnesses are treated or managed...

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Who Is Entitled for Financial Compensation for Personal Injury in a Cruise Ship Accident?

If the injured party can prove that the cruise line or crew failed to exercise care that a reasonable party would have (or that in the circumstances the law requires for the protection of other persons or the interests of other persons) the injured party may be entitled to compensation. Each case is singular in terms of the type of...

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Where Can Claims Be Filed? What Is the Time Limit to File a Personal Injury Claim after a Cruise Ship Accident?

Typically, claims need to be filed in the state/location indicated on the back of the ticket. Unfortunately, it is to this day a common mistake that cruise accident victims try to file their cases on the location of the incident or at their home residence. Crucial information about the time-frame within which passengers can file a valid claim is...

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When Can a Cruise Line Be Held Liable?

In case it can be proven that what lead to the personal injury of the passenger was negligence or wrongdoing on behalf of the cruise line or the cruise ship crew, then the cruise line can be held legally responsible. However, as typically cruise tickets and contracts with the cruise line attempt to limit the liability of the cruise...

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What Are the Immediate Measures to Take in Case of a Cruise Ship Accident?

In case your health condition allows it, it is good to take pictures of the accident and at the site of the event. It is also recommended to share contact information with other witnesses/victims of the incident. Seek documented medical treatment aboard and if possible, on-shore too. But most importantly, submit a written report of your injuries and all...

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