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October 2017 Archives

Miami Cruise Ship Attorneys Analyze Recent Court Decision In Cubero v. Royal Caribbean Cruises, LTD.

Cruise ship attorneys Greenberg, Stone, & Urbano keep a watchful eye on court decisions that potentially affect their clients. The case of Cubero v. Royal Caribbean Cruises, LTD. is of great interest to them because the recent decision issued by the judge may adversely affect their clients. Analyzing the decision prepares these seasoned attorneys to use this decision for their clients. The degree of preparedness and legal acumen sets these cruise ship accident attorneys from Greenberg, Stone, & Urbano apart from others. 

Young Boy Suffers Fractured Skull and Severe Traumatic Brain Injury After Falling on Norwegian Cruise Ship Basketball Court

Young children continue to fall victim to cruise ship accidents, and a recent accident has left one young boy with severe injuries. As a cruise ship was traveling through the Caribbean, visiting the U.S. Virgin Islands, the British Virgin Islands as well as the Bahamas, an 8-year-old boy suffered a fractured skull and traumatic brain injury (TBI) after falling on a basketball court on Norwegian Cruise Line's "Escape." Reports indicate that at the time the accident occurred, the parents were not there to witness what happened. 

Are South Florida Cruise Ship Passengers at Risk for Contracting the Zika Virus?

The Zika virus has caused an uproar worldwide and is one reason why the Rio Olympics may suffer this year, as many athletes and spectators have chosen not to go to Brazil for fear of contracting the Zika virus. This particular virus has been linked to microcephaly, a birth defect which causes infants to have small and misshapen heads. Recent cases of Zika in the Miami area have caused South Florida residents some concern as the Zika virus has now officially been contracted in the United States. 

Norovirus Has Proven to be a Common Form of Cruise Ship Illnesses - U.K. Court Holds Cruise Liner Responsible

If you have ever had a stomach bug or flu, you know just how awful the symptoms can be. Norovirus is an extremely contagious stomach-related infection that has been known to plague cruise ships, causing numerous passengers and crew members to become ill. A recent court ruling in the United Kingdom, the first of its kind in U.K. courts, determined that Fred Olson Cruise Lines is responsible for the illnesses suffered by numerous passengers onboard the cruise ship Boudicca in March and April of 2011. The U.K. court found that the Norovirus victims are entitled to compensation for their suffering as a result of contracting Norovirus.