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Cruise Ship Injury Claims

According to the latest statistics, more than nine million passengers leave Florida ports for a relaxing pleasure cruise every single year. While billed as the time of your life, these cruises do not always live up to the promises. In fact, the safety aboard these vessels is often called into question with passengers and crew members alike suffering from injury-causing accidents, illnesses, and even criminal activity such as assault, battery, and even rape.

Hold The Cruise Lines Accountable

The important thing to know is that a cruise ship is more than just a common carrier, it is a floating city with food, dance, shopping, spa, and so much more. Unfortunately, these floating cities have recently come under severe scrutiny for their lack of safety policies, protocols, and security procedures. Even worse, passengers are put into even into even more suffering with the antiquated laws that make it incredibly difficult to pursue compensation from the cruise ship companies for their losses.

It is important to remember that just because it is difficult to get compensation, it does not mean it is impossible. If you incurred and injury or loss during your time spent on a cruise, you are legally entitled to pursue a claim to recover just compensation. It’s the law. By getting the assistance of an experienced attorney that specializes in cruise ship incidents, you will be able to hold the cruise ship company responsible for your injuries or losses.


Do Not Wait To Submit Your Case

With strict statute of limitations set on cruise ship injuries, it is important that you do not procrastinate in seeking experienced legal counsel. Despite the lack of cooperation from cruise lines, the team at Pennekamp Law is here to help you in the pursuit of just and financial compensation.

We have experience with the complexities of these personal injury cases relating to cruise ship injuries, and can help you to legally gain your just compensation. Contact Pennekamp Law today to request a free case evaluation and to learn more about how we can help you seek a favorable settlement.


Types Of Cruise Ship Injuries

An injury can be classified as a cruise ship injury if the victim received the injury or incurred a loss while on a cruise ship. Examples of cruise ship injuries range from Food poisoning to wrongful death, and everything in between. Again, if an accident or incident occurs on a cruise ship that caused pain, suffering, or loss to a passenger or crew member, That is classified as a cruise ship injury. Other cruise ship injuries include:

  • Assault
  • Cargo Damage
  • Crewmember Injuries
  • Food Poisoning
  • Slip & Falls
  • Heat Stroke
  • Wrongful Death

Pennekamp Law has proudly served hundreds of clients throughout South Florida, including residents of Broward, Miami-Dade, and Monroe County. With more than half a century of combined experience, our attorneys have been able to help clients in a wide range of accident and injury cases including cruise ship injuries. If you or a loved one has been involved in an accident or illegal incident on a cruise ship, we would like to invite you to contact us today to schedule your FREE consultation with your attorney.

At Pennekamp Law, we are committed to representing cruise ship passengers that have been injured, robbed, or had their legal rights violated while on a Cruise Ship. by other motorists on the road or by poor road conditions. Our attorneys help victims gain the justice and restitution they deserve for their injuries and losses. If you are suffering physically or financially due to a catastrophic injury, make sure you contact us today to get the compensation you deserve.


You Deserve Compensation

Many people do not realize that they can recover more than just their refund or physical damages to their property from the cruise lines. There are additional costs such as health care, therapy, pain, suffering, and other losses that can be paid for by the cruise lines when legal action is taken. For example, if you were injured on a cruise ship, some of the items you are entitled to receive compensation for include:

  • Loss of employment
  • Time missed from work
  • Interest losses
  • Medical bills
  • Therapy costs
  • Mental suffering
  • Emotional suffering
  • Physical pain
  • Property losses

Remember, the main goal of the insurance companies for the cruise lines is to offer you the lowest payment possible to minimize their own expenses. Our goal is just the opposite – We fight to get you the most amount of compensation and restitution you deserve to live a painless and financially free life, for the rest of your life, despite your injuries. We are here to help you in the pursuit of your well being and maximum compensation.

Regardless of what caused your cruise ship injury, Pennekamp Law will provide you with the legal representation you need to get adequately compensated. Our experienced and dedicated legal team will be available to provide you with the knowledgeable counsel and compassionate support you need. Call us today if you want to share with us what caused your cruise ship injury and the pain and suffering you have had to endure as a result of it.


We Are Here For You

One of the most difficult requirements we face as attorneys is to place a value on the life and well being of someone who has suffered from a tragedy such as a cruise ship injury. Pennekamp Law has been able to successfully overcome this challenge, and all of our cruise ship injury clients we have represented have been generously compensated for their losses as a result.

As an example, we recently had a case involving a very tragic accident on a cruise ship where our client broke her arm when she fell down a flight of stairs due to a loose handrail and rough seas. Our legal team was able to get our client amply compensated for her medical bills, loss of work, all future medical bills, and of course compensation for her pain and suffering.

Pennekamp Law has over 50 successful years of combined experience in cruise ship injury cases and have been listed in Best Lawyers® magazine consecutively over the last ten years. In addition, our firm has received numerous awards for our record breaking settlements and recognition for our uncontested legal victories in court. In summary, you can be confident in our experience and count on us to handle your cruise ship injury claim.


Contact Pennekamp Law

We have represented clients injured in a wide range of accidents and can utilize this experience and insight to assist with your case. You can rest assured knowing that our firm always has your best interests in mind. Whether we have to fiercely advocate on your behalf in court or need to tactfully negotiate a settlement with the insurance company, our legal team can do it all.

  • We offer free case consultations for our clients
  • We have recovered multi-million dollar settlements and verdicts for our clients
  • We won one of Florida’s largest personal injury settlements
  • Our clients do not need to pay unless we secure a recovery for them
  • Our clients and our local community are our top priority
  • Our clients are treated as family with the utmost respect

If you had a cruise ship injury in the Miami or South Florida area, please call us at (305) 998-5595 or submit your case below to schedule your free consultation. After you submit your case, one of our appointment setters will call you to arrange a time for you to meet with your attorney. We will get you the compensation you deserve and are available to speak with you in either English or Spanish.









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