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Fort Myers Cruise Ship Accident Lawyer

Injured on a cruise?

Searching for a lawyer for a cruise ship injury case in Fort Myers? At the Fort Myers personal injury law firm of Pittman Law Firm, P.L., we have a reputation for achieving positive outcomes and high value settlements and judgments in cases of injury caused by negligence, including cruise ship injuries, illnesses and loss of life.

These injuries range from:

  • Serious falls
  • Severe illnesses
  • Broken bones
  • Head and back injuries
  • Cases of contaminated food
  • Attacks/Sexual assaults
  • Sewage problems

Whether you were on a family cruise, your honeymoon, anniversary or a family vacation, an accident and injury, or severe illness while on board is a shocking situation, and how the cruise line addresses the issue of financial compensation makes it even more difficult. You may not have realized that when you bought your cruise ticket, you accepted time limits on filing a claim against the company. It is imperative that legal action is initiated as early as possible, so that your claim is filed in a timely manner.

Were you injured while on a cruise ship?

We can help determine who was at fault and liable for paying the damages. Call now for a free case review!

How a Fort Myers Injury Attorney Can Help

The statistics related to injuries on cruise lines are surprising, and most people who plan a cruise have no idea that there is the possibility of injury or even death. In the past several years, there have been 50 people that have gone overboard on cruise lines, on the ships that are monitored for injuries and accidents.

In the close quarters of a cruise ship there is a much higher risk of illness, which can spread quickly. Poorly maintained restrooms and sewage can lead to an outbreak of Norovirus. Acute gastroenteritis affecting passengers on a cruise ship is a serious situation – there have been 95 outbreaks affecting passengers in ships monitored by the CDC in a recent 5 year period.

Older passengers, children and those with weakened immune systems are at great risk when suffering from this illness, whether it took place from a failure to maintain the on board environment correctly, sewage being present or other failure. Sexual assaults and other crimes on board are far more common than most travelers are aware of prior to purchasing a cruise ticket.

Need an attorney for cruise ship accidents in Fort Myers, FL? If you or a loved one has suffered a catastrophic injury, severe illness or has died or gone missing on a cruise, contact our legal team immediately.

We can manage the situation and the various complex legal factors involved so that your rights are protected. Call now.


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