RESORTS

We conduct claims against theme parks – Dreamworld, Movie World, Seaworld and other attractions for all negligently caused injury whether as a result of a dangerous ride or from other theme park patrons.

Resorts against whom claims may be brought include: Sheraton, Starwood, Shangri-la, Marriot, Peppers and others across Australia, Asia, Europe, and the Americas.

CRUISES

International conventions, exemptions and contract ticketing are special features of all domestic and international travel injury claims. Cross-border jurisdictional issues constantly confront tourists injured abroad or at sea. Online bookings and standard form contracts present another layer of legal complexity that requires specialist consideration. Australian consumer laws can apply to international injuries.

Compensation is available for pain and suffering, expenses, loss of holiday enjoyment and diminution of future earning capacity.

We also conduct expense claims concerning carrier or travel agent holiday interruption and delay.

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Star, Princess, California, 02/06/17

A Texas woman alleges she was injured in the laundry room of a cruise ship. According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that in February 2016, she suffered physical injuries when a plumbing vacuum breaker struck her in the back of her head while she was on the defendant’s ship; she hbolds Princess responsible because the defendant allegedly failed to warn the plaintiff regarding the dangerous conditions.
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Fantasy, Disney Cruise Liner, Florida, 16/05/2017

A Virginia father alleges his minor child was injured on a Disney cruise. According to the complaint, the plaintiffs allege that on April 25, 2016, they were on the ship the Disney Fantasy and that a door slammed shut on the child’s finger, causing injuries. The plaintiffs hold Magical Cruise Co. Limited responsible because the defendant allegedly failed to maintain, warn and mark the doorway that caused injury to the minor plaintiff, failed to eliminate the hazard of the defective door, and failed to provide minor plaintiff with prompt, proper and adequate medical care.
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Divina, MSC, Florida, 19/04/2017

A New Jersey woman alleges she was injured on a cruise ship because of a ceiling tile. According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that on May 22, 2016, she was injured because a crewmember of the defendant pushed the tile during inspection of a ceiling and caused the metal ceiling panel to fall and land onto waiting passengers, including plaintiff.
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Sunshine, Carnival Cruise Liner, Florida, 18/04/2017

A Florida woman alleges she was exposed to diesel fumes while on a Carnival cruise. According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that on April 8, 2016, she suffered serious personal injury as a result of the harmful diesel fumes infiltrating plaintiff’s cabin through the air vent. The plaintiff alleges she suffered pain, mental and emotional distress and anguish and incurred medical expenses; she holds Carnival Corp. responsible because the defendant allegedly failed to keep a passenger cabin in a reasonably safe and healthy condition.
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Anthem, Royal Caribbean International, Florida, 15/04/17

A Rhode Island woman alleges she was injured while skating on a cruise ship. According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that on Jan. 27, 2016, she suffered a serious ankle fracture while roller skating aboard the defendant’s Anthem of the Seas when ping-pong balls fell onto the roller skating rink. The plaintiff holds RCI responsible because the defendant allegedly failed to use reasonable practices to keep foreign objects from falling onto the skating surface.
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Breeze, Carnival Cruise Liner, Florida, 10/04/2017

A passenger is suing Carnival, citing alleged insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries after she was struck by a sliding door. According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that, on May 13, 2016, she was lawfully aboard defendant’s vessel, Carnival Breeze. While walking toward the seating area near the Marketplace food court, suddenly and unexpectedly a sliding glass door closed and struck her. As a result, she claims she lost her balance and fell to the ground, She suffered injuries resulting in pain and suffering, lost wages and medical expenses, she says. The plaintiff holds Carnival responsible because it allegedly failed to warn passengers of the dangerous condition of the sliding door.
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Coral, Princess, Florida, 20/03/2017

157 of 2016 passengers and 25 of 881 crew became ill during the cruise 8 – 18 March. A CDC Vessel Sanitation Program environmental health officer will board the ship in Ft. Lauderdale on March 18 to conduct an environmental health assessment and evaluate the outbreak and response activities.
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Breeze, Carnival Cruise Liner, Florida, 10/03/2017

A Canadian passenger on the Carnival Breeze alleges he suffered a shoulder injury on the ship because of a door. According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that on March 17, 2016, his shoulder was torn because a heavy wooden door closed on him. The plaintiff holds Carnival Corp. responsible because the defendant allegedly failed to warn the plaintiff regarding the defective nature of the door closer.
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Imagination, Carnival Cruise Liner, Florida, 09/03/17

A man claims he was injured while traveling on the cruise ship. David Jamieson filed a complaint on March 7 alleging negligence. According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that he suffered physical injuries when he slipped and fell on a substance that was believed to be yogurt. The plaintiff holds Carnival Corp. responsible because the defendant allegedly failed to warn the plaintiff regarding the foreign substance that was left on the floor.

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Majesty, Carnival Cruise Line,Florida, 04/03/2017

A cruise ship passenger claims he fell because of standing water on a set of steps. According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that on Feb. 27, 2016, he suffered physical injuries when he slipped and fell on wooden stairs after exiting a hot tub because of the water on the steps. The plaintiff holds RCI responsible because the defendant allegedly failed to warn the plaintiff of the danger of the standing water around the outdoor hot tub aboard its vessel.

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Celebrity Cruisers, Florida, 27/02/2017

A cruise ship passenger alleges he was injured after he slipped and fell near the food court on the ship. According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that on Nov. 9, 2015, while aboard on defendant’s cruise ship, he slipped and fell while walking on a slippery area near the food court. As a result, he alleges he suffered pain, loss of earnings and incurred medical expenses. The plaintiff holds Celebrity Cruises Inc. responsible because the defendant allegedly failed to conduct routine inspections of the area, failed to warn passengers of wet or contaminated floor surface and failed to establish, implement and enforce policies and procedures regarding the proper maintenance of the area.

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Pride, Carnival Cruise Liner, Florida, 25/02/2017

A woman alleges she was injured after slipping on steps on a Carnival cruise ship. According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that on Sept. 11, 2016, she was a tour guest aboard defendant’s cruise ship the Carnival Pride when she slipped and fell while descending the marble steps from deck 4 to deck 3. As a result, she alleges she suffered bodily injury resulting in pain and suffering, inconvenience, loss of capacity to enjoy life, medical expenses and loss of earnings. The plaintiff holds Carnival Corp. responsible because the defendant allegedly failed to make the surface of the steps sufficiently slip-resistant and negligently allowed water or some other slippery substance to be on the steps.

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Ecstasy, Carnival Cruise Liner, Florida, 25/02/17

A A couple allege they were beaten by another passenger while traveling on the Carnival Ecstasy. According to the complaint, the plaintiffs were in their cabin when someone knocked at the door. The suit states that the attacker pushed the door open and knocked plaintiff down, pinning him with his knees and severely beat and assaulted him. The female victim alleges that she was also struck in the face and injured. The plaintiffs holds Carnival Corp. responsible because the defendant allegedly failed to provide adequate and proper security to its passengers and violated its own policy by selling excessive alcoholic beverages to plaintiffs’ attacker.

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Fascination, Carnival Cruise Line,Florida, 22/02/2017

A woman alleges a slippery deck n ear a hot tub on a cruise ship caused her to fall. According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges, she suffered serious physical injuries when she slipped The plaintiff holds Carnival Cruise Lines responsible because the defendant allegedly failed to warn the plaintiff regarding the slippery surface while exiting the Jacuzzi.

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Unamed, Princess, California, 21/02/2017

A man alleges he was injured in a cruise ship’s lounge because of spilled drinks on a dance floor. According to the complaint, he suffered injuries to his ankle from stepping on liquids and debris that were left on a lounge floor on the defendant’s ship.

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Sun Princess, New Zealand, 16/02/2017

Around 140 passengers came down with gastro, a fortnight after a similar outbreak on the vessel during a previous cruise. The Sun Princess returned to Brisbane about 7:00am after its 14-day trip around New Zealand. Queensland Health said 140 people were ill. ABC subsequently revised the numbers to 173 passengers and 3 crew members.

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Princess Cruises, Emerald Princess, New Zealand, 09/02/2017

A cruise ships departure from Port Chalmers has been delayed up to 18 hours after a crew member was killed on board. The seaman died after inflatable vessels were being reinflated and the gas cylinder exploded, flying through the air and killing the crew member at around 5pm.

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Royal Caribbean International, Legend, New Zealand, 26/01/2017

A crew member sustained a serious fracture on her lower back as the cruise was travelling near Cook Strait on its way to Brisbane. Emergency services were contacted and a Life Flight Westpac rescue helicopter arrived at the scene, 32km southeast of Cape Campbell, at around 12:30am. A medic managed to stabilise the 20 yr-old female before transporting her to Wellington Hospital at around 2:30am. It was reported the woman was injured whilst working.

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Dolus Sea Cruises, Unknown, The Gambia, 22/01/2017

Five people have been reported missing after a cruise docked in Banjul overnight as scheduled. The two crew and three passengers were on an on shore excursion however they did not return to ship later that evening. The cruise was half way through a trip from Cape Town to the West African coast however is now delayed as authorities continue to look for the missing people.

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AIDA, AIDA Prima, Hamburg, 15/01/2017

Three passengers have been left injured after a 23 ft wave hit a cruise ship in the North Sea as it was returning to Hamburg. As the ship was on its way authorities closed The Elbe, which connects Hamburg to the North Sea, due to severe weather. The ship was returning after a week long European tour and eventually berthed at the Steinwerder terminal at around 7:45am. Injuries to the passengers included bruises and a bone fracture.

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Royal Caribbean Cruise, Independence of the Seas, Jamaica, 10/01/2017

One passenger has died and three others have been injured after an on-shore bus accident. Eight passengers booked a day tour to Dunn’s River Falls with the cruise line organising a tour bus to take the group. The driver was driving recklessly and did not listen to the passengers pleas telling him to slow down. The bus then collided with a truck that swerved into the lane and due to the impact the bus flipped multiple times.

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Carinvale Cruise Line, Carnival Splendor, 06/01/2017

A male passenger tore a major artery in his upper arm while playing mini golf on a cruise ship. The passenger tripped on a loose board and was impaled by a golf club, tearing his arm open as well as suffering from other numerous injuries. The passenger claims the golf course was poorly maintained and not up to standard.

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MSC Cruises, Unknown, China, 04/01/2017

After travelling to South Korea and Japan cruise carrying more than 2000 passengers was unable to dock at Port of Tianjin for two days due to heavy smog. The ship was stuck at sea as the air pollution compromised the visibility making it unsafe to keep sailing. 1000 other passengers waiting for the ship to arrive so they could depart for South Korea were held up at Tianjin Port due to the delays.

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Linblad, National Georgaphic Orion, Antarctic Peninsula, 29/12/2016

Engine failure has caused a cruise to cancel its upcoming tours in Antarctica. As the ship departed the Antarctic Peninsula and headed for Ushuaia, Argentina, issues with the engine began to occur and the cruise was forced to make its way back to port through the Drake Passage at a slow speed. Passengers on board and those who booked future cruises were reimbursed.

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Unnamed, Carinval Cruise Line, Fiji, 23/12/16

A Victorian man was locked in a room by security on a cruise after he threatened to jump overboard when he consumed three alcoholic drinks, which reacted badly with his medication. His partner claims that he was kept in a room with no natural light, fresh air or facilities and had to urinate in a bottle until the 29th when the ship returned to Sydney. Security did not allow him out and gave him the option to disembark at Port Denaru in three days.

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Cunard Cruise, Queen Mary II, Caribbean, 23/12/2016

A 74 yr-old British woman fell overboard during a 12 night cruise departing from New York. At approximately 100 nautical miles south east of Atlantic City US coast officials commenced searching for her when the ship raised an alarm. After two days of searching an area of approximately 400sq nautical miles the search was called off with officials unable to locate the body.

Princess Cruises, Sun Princess, Perth, 15/12/2016

Departure was delayed for a cruise set to leave Fremantle after an outbreak of norovirus was reported by passengers on the ship. Passengers on the cruise confirmed they had norovirus after suffering gastrointestinal symptoms on the ship. Due to the virus being highly infectious the departure was delayed so that the ship and terminal could be cleansed thoroughly.

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Viking Cruises, Viking Sea, Venice, 14/12/2016

A cruise ship en route to Venice was forced to make alternative arrangements due to heavy fog. The port at Venice was closed, forcing the ship to travel 100 miles from Venice to Trieste, near the Croatian border. With the assistance of the cruise line, disembarking passengers were made to rebook new flights to return home and were transferred to a hotel for the night.

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Norwegian Cruise Line, Norwegian Star, Singapore, 12/12/16

A cruise scheduled to travel to Hong Kong was delayed for two days due to engine problems. The ship planned to leave Singapore on the 11th but electrical issues with the azipods and an engine failure delayed the departure to the 13th. Passengers were offered a refund and a discount on their next cruise.

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Princess Cruises, Royal Princess, Antigua, 05/12/2016

A passenger has died while snorkelling near Bird Island during an off shore tour of Stingray City. The 64 yr-old passenger’s wife noticed that he had stopped moving shortly after they had entered the water. She then brought her husband to the shore and the captain of the Sting Ray city boat performed CPR, however he was unable to revive the passenger. He was pronounced deceased as he arrived at Mount St. John’s Medical Centre.

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Princess Cruises, Grand Princess, Hawaii, 04/12/2016

A cruise was forced to cut short its trip due to a faulty tender platform damaging the ships’ hull. As the cruise departed from Honolulu the tender platform opened on the starboard side of the ship. The ship was scheduled to go to Ensenada however instead the cruise had to travel back to Honolulu for repairs. Passengers were offered a refund and cruise credit for the cancelled trip.

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Star Cruises, SuperStar Gemini, Malaysia, 29/11/2016

A passenger has fallen overboard on a ship travelling from Singapore to Penang. The 60 yr-old Singaporean passenger fell in Malacca at around 11.05pm, between Pulau Besar and Tanjung Kling. The passenger was confirmed missing after a headcount and when he did not respond to announcements after the ship had docked in Georgetown.

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Unnamed, Princess, California, 29/11/16

A Texas woman alleges she was injured after a closing door caused her to fall while aboard a cruise ship. According to the complaint, she suffered physical injuries, including a fractured left femur, after a sliding door closed on her before she had cleared it and caused her to fall.

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Ecstasy, Carnival Cruise Line, Florida, 29/11/2016

A passenger is suing Carnival Corporation alleging negligence and insufficient measures taken to prevent injuries. According to the complaint, she sustained physical injuries when she fell due to a slippery substance that was left on the floor.

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Ecstasy, Carnival Cruise Line, Florida, 29/11/2016

Reports state a disabled has alleged the Carnival Cruise Line has failed to properly secure the ramp used by disabled passengers aboard their vessel. According to the complaint, a woman has suffered severe injuries when her wheelchair was thrown off the ramp and onto the ground while she was disembarking.

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Oosterdam, Holland America Line, Florida, 18/11/2016

86 of 1,843 passengers and 18 of 796 were reported ill on a cruise ending in Tampa. A CDC Vessel Sanitation Program environmental health officer and an epidemiologist boarded the ship in Tampa, FL, on November 18, 2016, to conduct an environmental health assessment and evaluate the outbreak and response activities.

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See also: Prior Cruise Ship Accidents

HOLIDAY & TRAVEL

Accident and illnesses in foreign countries, aboard aircraft, in airports on roads etc.
Compensation is available for pain and suffering, expenses, loss of holiday enjoyment and dimunition of future earning capacity.
We also conduct expense claims concerning carrier or travel agent holiday interruption and delay.
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HOTELS & RESORTS

Accidents and illnesses in foreign countries including on-property; excursions; recreational facilities; vehicles; watersports etc.
Compensation is available for pain and suffering, expenses, loss of holiday enjoyment and dimunition of future earning capacity.
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COACH HOLIDAYS

Accidents and illnesses in foreign countries including traffic accidents, highway collisions, rest stop injuries and in-transit.
Compensation is available for pain and suffering, expenses, loss of holiday enjoyment and dimunition of future earning capacity.
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