Blount Small Ship Adventures Maritime Injury Lawyer
You might be thinking of sunny days and relaxation when you sign up for a cruise, but injuries and accidents do occur on cruise ships. When your dream vacation becomes a nightmare, you shouldn’t hesitate to contact an experienced maritime injury law firm like Latti & Anderson LLP.
You only have a limited time to pursue damages for your maritime injury, which means every second counts in pursuing the compensation you deserve. The maritime attorneys at Latti & Anderson LLP can help build your case against cruise lines like Blount Small Ship Adventures.
Maritime Injuries on Blount Small Ship Adventures
Whether you’ve faced injury, illness, or even assault during a cruise with Blount Small Ship Adventures, Latti & Anderson LLP can help. We’ve successfully represented clients all over the nation, regardless of how the injuries happened, where the ship was on the water or other circumstances. Common claims against cruise ships have included:
- Injuries or illness from rough weather
- Sexual assault
- Drowning or falling overboard
- Food poisoning or Legionnaire’s Disease
- Slips and falls on dance floors, loose carpet, stairs and gangways, decks, and more
- Injuries from doorways, elevators to escalators not working properly
- Injuries from defective equipment
- Physical assault
Although cruises are required to report crimes to the FBI and U.S. Coast Guard, as well as taking extra precautions onboard, there are currently limited laws to protect maritime injury victims on cruises. With the legal support of Latti & Anderson LLP, you can still successfully pursue damages for your suffering against Blount Small Ship Adventures or another cruise line.
Get Started Filing a Claim Against Blount Small Ship Adventures
Once you’ve reported your offshore injury to Blount Small Ship Adventures or your respective cruise line, you need to look at your ticket. This will provide you with pertinent information as to when you must give notice to the cruise ship of your injury and about how long you have to file a lawsuit. Your ticket will also tell you where you need to file your lawsuit. On your ticket, it is referenced as the forum.
Blount Small Ship Adventure’s Contract of Passage requires that notice must be received in writing by Blount Small Ship Adventures within 6 months after the date of the injury, event, illness, or death. Any lawsuit must be brought within one year after the date of the injury, event, illness or death. Further, the Blount Small Ship Adventures contract mandates that any claim be brought in Rhode Island to the exclusion of other forums and that even Rhode Island law applies in certain aspects. If you do not follow the terms of the ticket and send notice, file a lawsuit within the proper time period and in the proper forum, you will lose your right to bring your claim.
The New England law firm Latti & Anderson LLP has experience in successfully handling all types of claims against Blount Small Ship Adventures. In fact, we’ve recovered top dollar in settlements against Blount Small Ship Adventures for those who have sustained maritime injuries. Our cases have won over $100 million in some of the nation’s top settlements and verdicts, with several of our cases being named by Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly for the Top Ten Jury Verdicts and Settlements.
Due to the complex nature of claims against Blount Small Ship Adventures, it is important that you contact us to optimize your suit and obtain damages. Latti & Anderson LLP represents clients all around the United States and can help you with your next steps toward compensation. We will learn about your situation, provide information about your rights, and offer top-notch legal support before, during, and after your case. To begin, simply contact our toll-free number at 1-800-392-6072 by phone to schedule a consultation.