Recent news reports have mentioned incidences of passengers aboard cruise ships being injured or falling ill and unfortunately, many things can happen while you are trying to take a relaxing, luxurious cruise. While most cruises go smoothly and are incredibly enjoyable, for an unlucky few there is a risk of slips, falls, injuries , poor medical care, and even sexual assaults. If you or a loved one have been injured while the passenger or a crew member of a cruise ship, contact a Galveston offshore attorney today.
Why Should I Consult an Offshore Attorney?
Cruise ships are governed by maritime law, which means that they are subject to a different set of laws once they leave the port. A qualified Galveston offshore attorney will be well-versed in maritime law and will be able to properly advise you of your rights as well as to help you fight to ensure that they are upheld. Even if you signed waivers before performing activities onboard the ship or taking a shore excursion, it can be worth your while to contact an attorney to find out what your rights are and to have the best chance of a favorable outcome.
We Handle All Types of Cruise Ship Claims
Whether you are a cruise ship passenger or a crew member, you will find that we have experience with many types of cruise ship claims. When you contact a Galveston offshore attorney from Kirkendall Dwyer LLP, you will be able to receive a free case review so that we can determine how to best help you resolve your claim and to answer any questions you might have about our services or about your case. Whether you are a passenger covered under traditional maritime law or a crew member protected by the Jones Act, we can help with your injury claim!