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the deck of a cruise shipCruises are a popular vacation option and a great way to get a change of scenery. Unfortunately, accidents can and do happen on cruise ships, perhaps more often than many people think. In addition, pursuing a claim for injuries suffered while on a cruise ship can be more complicated than in many other situations. If you’ve suffered a serious injury while on a cruise, we recommend that you speak with an experienced cruise ship injury lawyer as soon as possible. 

Cruise Ship Injuries Can Be Serious

The most common accidents on cruise ships are the same as accidents that can happen anywhere else. Due to the nature of the environment (a moving ship, with narrow passageways and confined quarters), your injuries may be more severe due to the nature of the environment. Limited options for medical treatment can make an already bad situation even worse.  

A large cruise ship on turquoise waterAs winter approaches, many of us take to the high seas to escape the winter gloom. A week of relaxation, great food, and a beautiful view can be just what the doctor ordered. Unfortunately, accidents can and do happen on board cruise ships, and can result in serious injury. If you’ve been injured on a cruise ship as a result of the cruise line’s negligence, you may be entitled to compensation. The attorney’s at Slappey & Sadd can evaluate your claim, explain your options, and get you the help you need.  

Common Cruise Ship Injuries

Many of the most common accidents on cruise ships are the same as accidents that can happen anywhere else. On a cruise ship, however, the injuries can be more severe due to the nature of the environment. To make matters worse, treatment options are limited and may be delayed until you can make it to port.  

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