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Tender Accident Lawyers

To transport passengers to land for on-shore excursions, many cruise lines use small boats called tenders. While these small boats are typically safe, many people have been injured while aboard a tender. The tender accident attorneys at Louis A. Vucci, P.A., understand how frustrating injuries can be for cruise ship passengers, and we work to make sure that cruise lines are held accountable for the injuries that they cause to passengers.

Louis A. Vucci, P.A. is experienced with helping those who have been injured on tenders seek the compensation they need from the cruise line that allowed this accident to happen. We know that you never intended for this accident to occur, and you were likely injured while spending much-needed vacation time with friends and family. You never expected to have to deal with the physical and financial toll that an accident can take on your life, and you should not have to bear the burden alone.

Louis A. Vucci, P.A. has fought to protect passengers on cruise ships for years, and has an excellent track record of securing the verdicts and settlements that injured people need following an accident. Our contingency-fee basis of operation earns our client’s trust; we don’t get paid unless you do. Our testimonials page shows the tip of the iceberg on what we at Louis A. Vucci, P.A. are willing and capable of doing for you. If you or a loved one have been hurt in an accident on a cruise ship tender, you do not have to shoulder the burdens placed on you alone. Contact the attorneys of Louis A. Vucci, P.A. by calling (786) 375-0344, filling out a contact form on our website, or chatting with us live today.

Why Do I Need a Tender Accident Lawyer?

Our tender accident attorneys have experience holding cruise lines accountable for the injuries they cause to their passengers while on cruise ship property. Cruise liners are responsible for the safety of their passengers on all cruise ship property, which includes tenders. Injuries while onboard a tender can be very serious and ruin a vacation, but more importantly, affect life at home and work later. Serious accidents often have severe and lasting consequences, and in some cases may result in partial or total disability or even death. Our experienced and seasoned attorneys have experience fighting on behalf of our clients to secure compensation for injuries they’ve faced while on-board a tender. Compensation could help you or someone you know rebuild their life following a life-changing injury.

Why Choose Us?

Louis A. Vucci, P.A. is a part of the community here in Florida. His work as a Public Defender in Miami-Dade County for five years has made him more connected with the people and issues in Florida, as well as allowing him to gain valuable insight and experience with Miami Court Rooms. His experience and knowledge can be your tool to getting compensation for yourself or a loved one. Contact us for a free, confidential consultation with Louis A. Vucci, P.A. and let us help you get the compensation you deserve.

Cruise Ship Tender Cases We Handle

Louis A. Vucci, P.A. has extensive experience with personal injury claims, primarily focused on cruise liners. Our focus has allowed us to successfully help those who have incurred personal injuries from accidents on tenders. This includes:

  • Slip and fall accidents: When passengers are exiting or boarding the tender, It’s vital that the tender be secure and comfortable to board, with a dry deck and no instability or movement of the boat. When the tender is not secure to board, accidents may occur.
  • Capsizes: When the tender is handled in a reckless or negligent manner, it could capsize, putting all of the occupants in danger.
  • Excessive speeding / Aggressive driving: Negligent driving of a tender can result in injured passengers from being thrown overboard or thrown against different parts of the boat that may cause injury. Passengers who have been hurt by reckless driving of a tender should seek representation to get compensation for undue damages caused by the cruise ship’s employees.
  • Poor operation/lack of skilled crew members: Negligent operation and a lack of qualified crew members on board on can lead to many mishaps which passengers are not and should not be responsible for. For those hurt by poor operation of a tender, an experienced attorney can help you recoup your losses and cope with the injury better.
  • Poor communication: Poor communication between the crew and passengers on a tender may result in a serious accident. It’s imperative that cruise lines keep a close eye on their passengers and ensure their safety along every step of the way.

Cruise lines have a responsibility to protect their passengers at all times, and this includes when they are on a tender. If a passenger is hurt in an accident, the cruise ship should be held responsible for the cost of medical care as well as any pain, suffering, and mental anguish the victim suffers.

How We Can Help

If a passenger is injured while on a tender, they may face expensive medical bills and lengthy recovery periods. The liable cruise ship should always be held responsible for the related costs. If you have been injured in such an accident, our tender accident lawyers are prepared to fight for your legal rights and interests. In the wake of a serious injury accident on a cruise ship tender, it is natural to feel overwhelmed by the pressures that you are suddenly forced to face. Many questions will arise; “How will I pay all my medical bills?” “Will I be out from work for long?” “Will I be able to keep my job?” “Should I hire an attorney?”

As a cruise ship excursion injury victim, you may be entitled to compensation that will ease the financial pressure and stress that comes with severe personal injuries that were no fault of your own. This includes expenses such as medical bills for treatment and long-term care, lost wages, pain and suffering, and other losses. However, without an attorney, it’s rather unlikely you’ll get the full, fair compensation you deserve. In fact, people who hire an attorney are awarded approximately three times more than those who choose to represent themselves or settle on their own. Legal procedures are daunting with a lot of paperwork, communication with insurance companies, other negotiation with others who are looking out for their own best interest. At Louis A. Vucci, P.A., we’re willing to bet on ourselves and on your case and do not charge for our services unless we win.

Those injured in tender boat accidents while on a cruise may be eligible for compensation to help offset expenses related to the accident. At Louis A. Vucci, P.A. our lawyers understand that the road to recovery can be particularly long for tender accident victims, and we work to help them through the legal process of pursuing the compensation that they need. Call (786) 375-0344 to speak with a tender accidents lawyer today.

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For more than 15 years, Louis A. Vucci, P.A. has worked hard to protect passengers on cruise ships from reckless or negligent actions on the part of the cruise line. If a cruise line fails to provide a safe environment or if they fail to hire and train a responsible staff properly, injuries are likely to occur. If you or someone you love has been hurt on a cruise ship tender, you should not have to pay for the consequences of the cruise line’s negligence. By hiring Louis A. Vucci, P.A., you may be able to secure the compensation and obtain the justice you deserve following a serious accident.

If you or someone you love has been harmed on a cruise ship tender, contact us as soon as possible. Chat with us, fill out our free case review form, or call to receive your free consultation to learn more about your legal options. The sooner you hire an experienced lawyer to represent you, the greater your chances are of securing the compensation you are owed, so contact us today.