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  • You fell on a wet deck or tripped over things left in the hallway and suffered a broken arm
  • You fell on the steep walkway while embarking or disembarking
  • You suffered food poisoning on the ship
  • You were assaulted by another passenger — or a crew member
  • A loved one drowned after falling overboard or falling from a tender

Slip and fall, drownings and other serious accidents occur every year to passengers on cruise ships. When they do, many passengers are in for a surprise. Cruise ships are often not prepared to provide proper medical treatment. It is not uncommon for cruise ship personnel to drop off an injured person at the nearest port — often in a foreign country — without any help or plan to get home.

And when injured cruise ship passengers try to recover money from the company for their injuries, they find themselves in for a fight.

If You Were Injured in a Cruise Ship Accident

Maritime law governs your right to compensation for injuries or deaths of family members that occur at sea (or navigable waters). Maritime law is significantly different from personal injury law on land. You may find yourself at a great disadvantage if you fail to work with an experienced maritime injury attorney who understands these differences.

At the Bluestein Law Firm, P.A., we focus exclusively on admiralty and maritime law. Our goal is to help you get the medical care and money you need for maximum physical recovery if you were injured on a cruise ship because of the negligent or reckless actions of the ship or crew.

Maritime injury lawyer S. Scott Bluestein has helped hundreds of injured passengers in the past 15 years. He is prepared to get results in your injury case against a luxury cruise liner such as Carnival Cruises, Oceana Cruise Line, Norwegian Cruise Line, Royal Caribbean, Regency and Celebrity Ships. He also handles cases involving passengers injured during harbor cruises on vessels like the M/V THRILLER 09, deep sea fishing trips, parasail vessels, jet ski rentals and casino boats such as SunCruz Casino boats and other casino boats that operate out of the Little River and North Myrtle Beach area.

Filing a Cruise Ship Injury Case

Regardless of the port where you boarded your ship, you will probably be required to file your claim within one year from the date of injury to file an injury claim.

Bluestein Law Firm will ensure that your cruise ship accident case is handled properly and that the stringent venue requirements do not prevent you from getting the compensation you deserve.

Contact our Charleston Maritime Injury Law Office

For prompt, professional and responsive legal help, contact our Charleston, South Carolina, law office online for a free consultation and case evaluation, or call us at 843-577-3092.

Free initial consultation — After-hours appointments available

*Vessel Owners are permitted to file Limitation of Liability Proceedings where they try to limit their liability to the value of the vessel after an accident or injury on the water. A Limitation of Liability Proceeding results in the vessel owner suing the injured passenger or boater.

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Bluestein Law Firm, P.A.
1040 E Wall Street
Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464
Telephone: 843-577-3092
Toll Free: 866-428-4030
Fax: 843-577-3093
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From our offices in Charleston, South Carolina, the Bluestein Law Firm, P.A., represents individual and business clients in South Carolina, North Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Louisiana, Maryland, and coastal communities across the United States, such as Mount Pleasant, Beaufort, Hilton Head, Myrtle Beach, Georgetown, Little River, Pawleys Island, Litchfield Beach, Isle of Palms, Savannah and Sullivan's Island and communities in Charleston County, Horry County, Georgetown County, Dorchester County, Berkeley County, Lexington County, and Beaufort County. 

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