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The Importance of Proper Security on Cruise Ships

Vacationers typically choose cruises for the same reasons – relaxation and enjoyment. Cruise ships usually have a good number of security guards and officers in order to protect passengers so that they can better enjoy their vacation. Unfortunately, some ships may lack proper security, opening up the potential for both minor and major injuries to occur. Sadly, these could cause innocent passengers to suffer serious harm on a vacation that they had only set out to enjoy.

At Louis A. Vucci, P.A., we are all too aware that a lack of security could result in a cruise ship passenger sustaining injuries in a variety of ways, from physical or sexual assaults to slip and falls. However, if you have fallen victim to an accident as the result of improper cruise ship security, you may be entitled to compensation.

Common Injuries as a Result of Improper Security

A lack of proper security can lead to a wide range of injuries as a result of incidents that occur both on board and when the ship docks for excursions. These injuries include:

  • Broken bones
  • Excessive bruising
  • Head injury
  • Spine injury
  • Drowning

Suffering an injury on a cruise ship can be a traumatizing experience, as victims are often stuck on-board and far from the comfort of their home. These injuries can have devastating emotional and physical results.

Contact a Cruise Ship Accident Attorney

Experiencing an injury as a result of improper security on a cruise ship can leave victims questioning their rights under the law, but the lawyers at Louis A. Vucci, P.A. believe that no one should have to suffer because of a cruise ship’s negligent security. If you’ve been injured due to someone else’s negligence on a cruise ship, you may be entitled to seek compensation. Call (786) 375-0344 today to learn more about your options.