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Accidents on Board

Accidents on board a cruise ship

Holidaying on a cruise ship provides an opportunity for holidaymakers to travel to several different countries in a short space of time. Unfortunately, due to the amount of people in such a confined space, accidents and injuries can occur whilst onboard the ship.

If you have been injured during your time on a cruise liner, contact Aequitas Legal today to speak to one of our solicitors about making a claim for compensation. You can get in touch by either calling us on 01616 383 096 or by filling in our contact form.

Causes of cruise ship injuries

The company that owns, and usually runs, the cruise ship has a duty of care to any passengers on board. This means they have to ensure passengers are travelling in safe sea conditions and that the journey runs smoothly.

Accidents that cause injury may be caused by:

  • Poorly maintained furniture and fittings

  • Faulty equipment or machinery

  • Poor hygiene conditions

  • Damaged flooring

  • Defective hand and guard rails

  • Falling items

Additionally, holidaymakers may develop food poisoning whilst on board a cruise ship, as a result of poor food preparation, unhygienic conditions or inadequate storage procedures, for example.

How Aequitas Legal can help

We understand that accidents on board a cruise ship may not just have physical effects, but can also affect you psychologically. We work with a large number of specialist medical experts and do our best to ensure a speedy recovery for you.

Our team of friendly and knowledgeable solicitors will guide you through the claims process, ensuring you get the compensation you deserve if injury impacts your holiday.

Speak to a lawyer today

If you have been injured or suffered illness while on board a cruise ship, you should contact our cruise ship accidents team today. Call us now on 01616 383 096 or fill in our online form, detailing the incident and the injuries sustained.

Call us for reliable, accessible and friendly advice:
0161 825 8982

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