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Cruise Ship Swimming Pool Accidents Lawyers

At Louis A. Vucci, P.A., we are well aware that cruise ship malfunctions or accidents often make headlines, calling attention to these serious issues. However, there are other issues – namely, cruise ship swimming pool accidents – that can plague cruise ship passengers and, although they receive less attention, may have just as serious of an effect on victims and their families.

Almost all cruise ships have at least one, if not several, pools on board. Those who move too quickly or don’t pay attention to their surroundings can easily injure themselves or other people nearby on the slick, hard surfaces that surround pool areas. It is important that cruise lines are extra attentive and provide passengers with an experience that is as safe as possible. Unfortunately, due to negligence in maintaining the safety of these pools, far too many cruise ship passengers sustain serious injuries in and around these pools each year. Those who are victims of swimming pool accidents can often hold the cruise ship or staff financially responsible with the help of an experienced attorney.

At Louis A. Vucci, P.A., we are passionate about assisting victims of accidents aboard cruise ships, so much so that we have dedicated our entire practice to cruise ship liability. If you were injured in a swimming pool accident aboard a cruise ship, contact us today at (786) 375-0344 to schedule a free evaluation of your case and legal options.

Why Do I Need a Lawyer?

Pursuing a claim for a swimming pool accident can be complicated, especially while you are in pain and recovering from a serious injury. After your accident, an insurance agent may contact you with a settlement offer for your injuries. However, this offer is almost certainly a lowball offer that will not cover the full amount of expenses you are likely to face. Furthermore, speaking to these insurance agents can damage your ability to pursue a claim, as they may trick you into making recorded statements that suggest you were at fault for your own injuries.

The fact that your accident took place aboard a cruise ship further complicates matters. Your accident may have occurred in international waters, and the cruise ship may be registered in a country other than the United States. Trying to figure out how to pursue a claim with all of these different factors can be almost impossible on your own.

That’s why you need a dedicated cruise ship injury lawyer. A lawyer will be able to speak to insurance agents and opposing attorneys on your behalf. They can ensure you don’t accidentally hinder your own case and can negotiate for an appropriate settlement. Their knowledge of how injuries in international waters are handled will ensure that the entire process goes smoothly and will likely help you win a much larger settlement than you would on your own, all with as little stress as possible for you.

Why Call Louis A. Vucci, P.A.?

If you have sustained an injury while on a cruise ship, you need a lawyer who is well-versed in the unique aspects of cruise ship law. At Louis A. Vucci, P.A., we have devoted our entire practice to cruise ship law, so we have the specialized knowledge and skills you need on your side. We take pride in the trust that people place in us and work diligently to help make a difficult situation more manageable. We have worked successfully with many cruise ship injury victims, and have achieved millions of dollars in compensation that help victims cope with their situation and move forward. Our lawyers know that people who entrust us with cases feel overwhelmed and discouraged, and we take pride in handling all legal matters with respect and vigilance.

Our team accepts cases on a contingency fee basis. That means that you will not owe us any attorney fees until after you win a monetary award. In the unlikely event that we do not recover any compensation for you, you won’t owe us anything.

Causes of Swimming Pool Accidents

There can be many different causes of cruise ship swimming pool accidents, many of which are not the victim’s fault. Plenty of people who are injured at cruise ship swimming pools are quick to blame themselves, but after witnessing numerous serious injuries sustained aboard cruise ships, Louis A. Vucci, P.A. understands that the blame often belongs to the cruise line. If the pool and the surrounding area lack the proper safety measures, and if lifeguards fail to enforce the rules, swimming pool injuries could be the responsibility of the cruise line. For instance, some possible causes include:

  • Failure to provide adequate supervision
  • Failing to clean or sterilize the pool
  • Failure to clean the areas surrounding the pool
  • Allowing for aggressive actions and rough play
  • Failing to inspect equipment like diving boards or drains

Any of these acts of negligence could result in an innocent person suffering serious injuries in or around a cruise ship swimming pool, something that could likely have been prevented with more care and attention.

Call an Attorney to Talk about Swimming Pool Accidents Today

Those on board a cruise ship have a right to safety. If this basic right has been violated by a cruise ship manufacturer or staff’s negligence, resulting in a swimming pool accident, call Louis A. Vucci, P.A. today at (786) 375-0344. We have worked to help victims of cruise ship negligence and we would be happy to discuss the particulars of your situation with you.

Our legal team understands that plenty of people who are suffering from an injury feel hesitant to reach out to lawyers for help. We also understand the law regarding cruise ship injuries and are ready to fight to do everything we can to help out clients. If you are hurt from an accident that occurred in or around a cruise ship’s swimming pool, we may be able to offer you the relief and guidance that you need. Contact us to speak with a lawyer today.