Cruise Ship Accidents

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April 18, 2019

Newsweek.com reports that the Emerald Princess cruise ship suffered a fire earlier this week.

The report indicates that the blaze was sparked by a dehumidifier…

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April 17, 2019

In this video, cruise injury attorney Jack Hickey discusses what you can recover in a cruise injury case.

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April 16, 2019

Yesterday we blogged about the case of an 18-year-old Italian man who has been accused of sexually assaulting a teenage girl as the two sailed aboard a cruise ship. A Spanish judge sparked international outrage this week after ruling that the man should be released from custody.

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April 15, 2019

A British newspaper is reporting that a man, who sexually assaulted a teenage girl aboard a cruise ship, has been released from custody.  

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April 13, 2019

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) is responsible for compiling and reporting cruise ship crime statistics. The DOT’s latest stats are out, and show that cruise ship sexual assault continues to be the most commonly reported crime aboard the vessels. 

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April 12, 2019

In February, 2019, a passenger aboard a Royal Caribbean cruise ship was seriously injured when he fell from one of the ship’s rides.

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April 10, 2019

On April 10, 2016, two Americans from Nebraska were killed in a fire while sailing on an Amazon river cruise in Peru. The couple was sailing on a 31-passenger river boat, on a charter excursion sponsored by International Expeditions, when a power strip in their room sparked the blaze. In the…

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April 09, 2019

Reason would have it that the most prevalent crime aboard cruise ships would be something minor, such as theft. There are thousands of state rooms aboard today’s massive ships, and with crew members moving in and out, one would think that there may be some level of theft occurring on any given…

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April 08, 2019

14News.com reports that 27-year-old Justin Dolson had been fighting extradition for months, as Florida authorities sought him to face charges that he sexually assaulted a girl while…

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April 05, 2019

A group of cruise passengers claims to have been trapped in a cruise ship elevator for over an hour.

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