In this video cruise ship attorney Jack Hickey discusses how to sue a cruise line.
There are several aspects to successfully filing suit against a cruise company, including:
Filing suit in the right jurisdiction - Lawsuits against companies including Royal Caribbean Cruise Line, Carnival Cruise Line, and Celebrity Cruises must be filed in Miami. For this reason many cruise injury victims file suit with Miami cruise injury attorney Jack Hickey.
Filing suit with a maritime attorney - The majority of cruise ship injury cases fall under an area of law called maritime law. When filing suit against a cruise line it is a good idea to work with an experience board-certified maritime attorney.
Work with an attorney who has experience working with the cruise lines - One of the best ways to learn about the cruise companies’ legal tactics is to learn from the inside. Jack Hickey represented for cruise lines for nearly two decades, learning how their legal strategies work. Now he uses that knowledge to fight for those who have been wronged by the cruise lines.