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Contact an experienced cruise ship lawyer at The Young Firm's New Orleans, Louisiana office to schedule a free consultation.

The Young Firm
400 Poydras Street, Suite 2090
New Orleans, Louisiana 70130

Toll Free: (504) 608-6308
Local: (504) 608-6308
Facsimile: (504) 680-4101

Cruise Ship Lawyer in New Orleans, Louisiana

Pursuing claims against cruise ship companies for a personal injury requires and experienced attorney. The laws actually favor the cruise ship companies, requiring claimants to pass through hoops not found in other areas of law. At The Young Firm, each cruise ship lawyer at our New Orleans, Louisiana office is experienced in maritime, admiralty, and boating accident law. While many aspects of general maritime law can be applied to cruise ship matters, there are unique laws that apply to only cruise ships. Having recovered millions of dollars in verdicts and settlements on behalf of our past clients, we have the experience and specialized knowledge to successfully litigate these complicated claims. Contact a cruise ship lawyer at The Young Firm's New Orleans, Louisiana office to schedule a free consultation and case evaluation.

Cruise Ship Injuries

Have you been injured while on a cruise ship? A lawyer at our New Orleans, Louisiana office can help. If you were injured while on board, or even during a shore excursion, The Young Firm may be able to help.

Our firm has handled cases involving a wide range of injuries occurring on cruise ships, including:

A cruise ship passenger who has suffered serious injury may be eligible to recover compensation for medical bills, rehabilitation expenses, lost wages, and pain and suffering. At our firm, an experienced cruise ship lawyer – serving New Orleans, Baton Rouge, and Louisiana clients statewide – will help you obtain just compensation.

Wrongful Death

Additionally, our cruise ship accident attorneys handle wrongful death claims on behalf of families who have lost family members. Wrongful death claims are intended to provide monetary damages to a deceased person's beneficiaries and dependents when the victim's death was caused by another party's negligent, careless, or reckless actions. Dependents may be entitled to compensation for medical and funeral costs, lost wages, diminished earning capacity, lost benefits and inheritance, pain and suffering, mental anguish, and lost consortium, as well as punitive damages.

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The Fine Print

Most cruise ship passengers don't take the time to read the fine print on their ticket. Rules, regulations, and liability information is commonly located on the back of the ticket. If you have suffered a cruise ship injury, carefully read these regulations and keep the ticket for your reference.

Cruise ship accidents are a complicated area of law that requires the knowledge and expertise of an experienced trial lawyer. Cruise ship injury lawsuits involve both federal and state laws as well as maritime laws, and even foreign laws. In addition, there are special regulations that apply specifically to cruise ships. For example:

Additionally, most cruise ships are registered in a foreign country. The law of a ship's country of registry may apply to events on the ship and potentially be more favorable to the claimant than U.S. law. Our lawyers will thoroughly investigate and advise you of your legal options.

Contact an experienced cruise ship lawyer at The Young Firm's New Orleans, Louisiana office to schedule a free consultation.

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Contact a Cruise Ship Lawyer

If you have been seriously injured in a boat or cruise ship accident, contact a lawyer at the New Orleans, Louisiana office of The Young Firm and schedule a case consultation. We will carefully evaluate your claim and help you pursue the compensation to which you are entitled.

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