Every year, millions of people board cruise ships so that they can travel around the world or even just spend a few days out on the high seas, darting from port to port. These cruises are not always fun and games though, as there are certain dangers and risks that are posed by having so many people confined to one location for a significant period of time.
If you have contracted a water illness, sustained severe injury as a result of a near-drowning or suffered the loss of a loved one in a drowning death that occurred while on a cruise ship, it is vital that you secure immediate legal representation. Hiring a drowning attorney who has an in-depth knowledge of maritime law is a must.
The laws that apply to injury accidents or drowning deaths out at sea are not the same as the ones that apply here in the continental U.S. If you do not have skilled representation, you could lose your right to recover compensation for your injury or loss. The Doan Law Firm, P.C. represents both passengers and crew who have suffered serious illness or injury while on a cruise ship. Attorney Doan has helped guide numerous victims and their families through the complex claim process so that they could seek the compensation they were entitled to receive.
Most cruise ship accidents can be traced back to some type of negligence, carelessness, lack of proper safety procedures or disregard for the rules and regulations. The majority of dangers and risks that are posed on a cruise ship are entirely avoidable. A massive spread of an infection or illness between cruise ship passengers and crew can be easily avoided by:
If you have sustained massive injuries or you have lost a loved one in a cruise ship accident, you may be entitle to receive compensation. Attorney Doan and his firm represent victims nationwide. He and his top-notch investigative team will anywhere in the nation to help accident victims and to be able to personally provide them with the legal representation they deserve.
When you obtain his counsel, he will work with you closely to answer any questions you may have and assist you in maximizing the economic and non-economic damages you are eligible to pursue. He also helps the families of cruise ship accident victims by fighting to get them compensation for medical expenses, burial costs, loss of financial support, pain & suffering, and more.
Contact his firm as soon as possible following your accident, so that a drowning lawyer can take immediate action to protect your interests and begin building a strong case on your behalf.