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Wednesday, May 20, 2015

John H. (Jack) Hickey* spoke to the Coral Gables Bar Association on Wednesday, May 20, 2015 on “Cruise ship accidents: What are your rights?” The talk to the approximately 50 lawyers in attendance at the luncheon covered passenger claims against the cruise lines.  ...

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Tuesday, May 26, 2015

When you go on a cruise ship one of the most important things to consider is what kind of cabin you would like as it should be a place where you can rest, feel safe and where you can expect quiet and privacy.

Unfortunately not all cabins will deliver that and it is worth doing research to check out each ship to see what is offered.

Many people try to keep costs down and will book an interior cabin. Whilst these can have the additional benefit of...

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Monday, May 25, 2015

Lawyers from New York City have told 29 year old Dominique Sharpton not to delete pictures she posted on social media where she is seen climbing mountains, having allegedly suffered a sprained ankle.

Al Sharpton’s daughter is suing the city of New York for $5 million claiming that she tripped over an uneven sidewalk in Soho in October last year. The lawsuit states that she is still suffering from pain and injury to the ankle. However, before...

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Sunday, May 24, 2015

According to court documents, a lawsuit which was filed in April by the family of a father and son who suffered severe head injuries when they were struck by a dive boat’s propellers was settled with the company involved for $12 million on May 15.

The accident happened in August 2011, when 11 year old Calvin Adkins and his 39 year old father, Jared C. Adkins, both of Harrington, Delaware, had...

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Saturday, May 23, 2015

A couple traveling on a Royal Caribbean cruise had their holiday ruined because a security guard overheard a private joke between them.

Michele and Tim Baker, who live in Hilliard, Ohio, say that they were held hostage on board the ship. Tim had forgotten to take a gun magazine out of his bag which let to him being questioned by the Port Authority and nearly arrested and detained. Although it was a stressful situation, in...

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Saturday, May 23, 2015

A couple traveling on a Royal Caribbean cruise had their holiday ruined because a security guard overheard a private joke between them.

Michele and Tim Baker, who live in Hilliard, Ohio, say that they were held hostage on board the ship. Tim had forgotten to take a gun magazine out of his bag which let to him being questioned by the Port Authority and nearly arrested and detained. Although it was a stressful situation, in...

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tags: miami injury attorney, miami cruise attorney, how to sue for boating accident, maritime accident
Tuesday, May 26, 2015

If you have been hurt by the actions of another, you may be faced with mounting medical bills and be unable to work. The area of personal injury law exists to protect people in Miami and beyond, who have been injured through no fault of their own. A serious injury can be transformed from a devastatingly life-changing event to a transition or a passing phase with the help of a personal injury lawyer.

When to File a Lawsuit

Injuries suffered due to the actions or negligence of another can vary dramatically in both cause and severity. Some common...

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Friday, May 22, 2015

Did you know that there are days that statistics show would be best to avoid the roads altogether? Multiple sources compiled information together to show a list of the 7 most dangerous days to drive based upon accident rates, fatality rates, drunk driving rates, and insurance claim frequency. Our Miami injury lawyers are here to help you if you're ever involved in any type of accident, so please don't hesitate to call us for help. The Hickey Law Firm can be reached at (855) 375-3727.

 

View the infographic here to see which days you should...

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Thursday, May 21, 2015

On Tuesday afternoon, May 19, the Norwegian Dawn cruise ship ran aground in Bermuda with 2,675 passengers and 1,062 crew members on board.

According to officials from the cruise line and the U.S. Coast Guard, the ship had left Kings Wharf in Bermuda and then lost power for a short time, and drifted off course becoming lodged on the coral reef.

Power was restored quickly and no one was injured, but the ship was unable to free itself.

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Wednesday, May 20, 2015

A child has drowned in a swimming pool on board the Norwegian Gem cruise ship, owned by Norwegian Cruise Line. 

The ship had left New York on Saturday on a seven day cruise to Florida and the Bahamas.

The 10 year old girl drowned on Sunday afternoon, 17 May, when the ship was in the Atlantic Ocean around 75 miles east of Myrtle Beach in South Carolina. The death was reported to the Coast Guard and the ship then sailed immediately to Port Canaveral in Florida where it arrived...

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