Aronfeld Trial Lawyers advocates for clients seeking economic and non-economic damages for cruise ship accidents, whether medical malpractice, slips/falls, kids’ club injuries, or overboard accidents.
Despite being part of personal injury law, cruise line laws differ in the location of the accident, type of injury, responsible parties, authorities, statute of limitations, and the amount of damages awarded to victims. The law states that cruise lines have a non-delegable responsibility to ensure passengers are safe in and between ship and shore.
Within this context, Aronfeld Trial Lawyers stands as a formidable assembly of highly regarded legal advocates with national recognition, dedicated to working on victims’ behalf when they pursue cruise lines for injuries on the vessel, tender, or in port. Founding attorney Spencer Aronfeld has extensive experience handling cruise line cases and other personal injury areas like auto accidents, premises liability, product defects, wrongful death, workplace injuries, and class action lawsuits.
Many cruise lines use tender boats like a floating city bus to transport passengers from ships to ports that may be unable to accommodate mega-size cruise ships. Getting on and off tender boats can be hazardous and cause injuries if not properly stabilized/secured to the dock/ship. Furthermore, instances where passengers sustain injuries aboard tender boats often witness cruise lines disclaiming responsibility, directing blame towards either the cruise company or the port facility. Fortunately, Aronfeld Trial Lawyers has undertaken numerous cases on behalf of passengers who have suffered injuries like fractured bones, limb injuries, and soft tissue damage during such incidents. The attorney helps clients understand their rights, protects their interests, and streamlines policies/regulations that prevent further incidents.
While no one boards a cruise ship desiring to sustain an injury/illness, passengers who need medical treatment expect a superior level of care from onboard medical professionals. Whether addressing seasickness, managing chronic ailments, or tending to broken bones, passengers expect medical personnel to meet high standards. Certain cruise ships have medical practitioners trained in emergency medicine among their staff, whereas others lack this provision. As a consequence, instances of misdiagnosed fractures, spinal injuries, severe head trauma, and even cases of wrongful death can emerge. Passengers harmed by medical negligence onboard a cruise ship can hold parties responsible by contacting the malpractice attorney to prove negligence, collect the necessary evidence, examine medical/police reports, consult expert witnesses, and refer appropriate medical care.
The attorney can also help families affected by injuries in kids’ clubs on cruise ships recover damages for slips, falls, collisions with other children/staff, abuse from staff members, and other negligent acts. Moreover, the attorney is well-versed in the intricate challenges posed by wrongful death cases, capitalizing on the 1886 Death on the High Seas Act (DOHSA). This legislation serves as a recourse for the families of crew members who tragically lose their lives while working aboard commercial vessels due to accidental circumstances. The act permits the recovery of financial losses incurred due to the deceased passenger’s contributions and support, which they would have provided for their dependent family had they survived. Furthermore, the act encompasses compensation for loss of household services, funeral expenses, and the absence of guidance, nurturing, and instruction.
Besides representing cruise ship accident victims, the law firm is active in the community, providing legal services and participating in initiatives. Visit their website to learn more, or call (305) 441-0440 to contact Aronfeld Trial Lawyers to get legal assistance. They are at 1 Alhambra Plaza Penthouse, Coral Gables, Florida, 33134, US.
Aronfeld Trial Lawyers
Spencer Aronfeld, Esq.
1 Alhambra Plaza Penthouse
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