Cruise ship personal injuries typically arise when the cruise ship fails to have the appropriate safety procedures in place, or the cruise ship’s crew fails to follow those safety procedures. It is important to retain all documents from your cruise where you sustained your cruise ship personal injury, including your cruise ticket, records from the cruise ship’s infirmary, and incident report.
Cruise ship personal injury claims are governed by federal maritime and admiralty law. Cruise ship personal injury claims are governed by federal maritime and admiralty law. You need a cruise ship injury lawyer in Tampa with experience in handling the specific distinctions in cruise ship personal injury cases.
Regardless of which port your cruise embarked from, most cruise ship personal injury cases are required to file a lawsuit in the United States federal courts within the State of Florida. Our Tampa cruise ship personal injury attorneys have represented those suffering a cruise ship personal injury from cruises embarking from domestic and foreign ports, including: Florida, Texas, Alaska, the Caribbean, and Europe.
There is a strict set of timelines that govern your cruise injury claim. Upon retaining our Tampa cruise ship personal injury attorneys, Bulluck Law Group immediately notifies the cruise line of your personal injury claim. From the date your personal injury occurred, you only have one year to file a lawsuit or else your claim is forever barred by the statute of limitations. As a result, it is imperative to hire a Tampa cruise ship personal injury lawyer immediately to begin working on your case.
If you have questions concerning a cruise ship personal injury claim, please contact one of our Tampa personal injury attorneys for a free and personal case evaluation.