There are many cruise lines available to partake your vacation with. Celebrity cruise line is one of the popular cruise lines, which is owned by Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines, another popular cruise line company. Celebrity Cruise line is located in Miami, Florida. Some of the well-known ships are Celebrity Reflection and Celebrity Eclipse. These cruise ships can carry more than 3,000 passengers at any given time. With such big ships, people are more likely to get injured.
Celebrity cruise ships are more like an amusement park than an actually ship. They consist of many clubs where people can dance and drink, 24 hour gyms, and many other activities. Sometimes these events may not have any security personnel, and medical staff may be poorly equipped. These factors play into the fact that an injury that you acquire while boarding Celebrity Cruise ships can be even greater without receiving the proper safety measures and medical attention.
Along with its popular name, it also brings its fair share of cases of people that have been injured due to various different reasons. If you have suffered an injury while being on board a Celebrity Cruise ship line, we are here and ready for the fight for your rights!
Ships Currently Operated by Celebrity Cruise lines
Celebrity cruise line has many ships that are operational. Each of which all start with ‘Celebrity’, but have a different ending. It is easy to find their ships in a port because they have the letter “X” visible on their funnels. They have three different classes of ships named Solstice class, Millennium class, and Xpedition class.
- Within the Solstice class you will find: Celebrity Eclipse, Celebrity Equinox, Celebrity Silhouette, Celebrity Solstice, and Celebrity Reflection.
- Within the Millennium class you will find: Celebrity Constellation, Celebrity Infinity, Celebrity Millennium, and Celebrity Summit.
- Within the Xpedition class you will find: Celebrity Xpedition, Celebrity Xperience, and Celebrity Xploration.
- Each vessel has a different function, occupancy amount, activates, and destinations. No matter which ship you board, there is always a chance in enduring a damage.
Injuries Encountered on Celebrity Cruise Line
Enduring injuries while on a cruise ship is not a rare thing that occurs. It is actually quite common. Most cruise lines try to extend the process of reporting anyone injured or who went missing because it gives their company a bad reputation that may cause them to suffer a decrease in their profits.
You never know which harms you can suffer through accidents, negligence or foul plays while being on board, but there are the reoccurring injuries that never seem to fail. Some of those include:
- Slip and falls: which are a pretty common injury.
- Trauma to the head and brain
- Damage to the back and spinal cord
- Rapes, sexual assault, physical battery, robbery, and battery
- Virus outbreak, infections, and errors by the medical staff on board
- Lacerations to the limbs
- Loss of life
- Missing/Vanishing cases
Do not wait if you have experienced an injury while on Celerity cruise line. You have a limited time frame to make your claim.
Cases of Injuries on Celebrity Cruise Line
On October 2010, a female crewmember who worked on Celebrity Equinox as an assistant sales clerk alleged to have been sexually assaulted from another crewmember. Celebrity cruise lines did not provide the proper medical assistance or follow-up for her allegations. The man in question was never arrested and there were no criminal charges. Extensive reports have been made about sexual assaults on Celebrity Cruise Lines and concluded that it happens very frequently.
A coach containing passengers from Celebrity Cruise Line Solstice crashed against a car while visiting Christchurch. The bus fell 100ft in a steep. There were 6 severely injured passengers.
Jose Sandoval Opazo, a 66-year-old man crewmember, died after working on an elevator aboard Celebrity Cruise line.
The Cruise ship line Celebrity Infinity crashed into a dock located in Ketchikan, Alaska. Thankfully, there were no reported injuries, but the ship sustained two to three million dollars in damages.
Caution is required at all times, no matter how much you may think you are safe. Try to avoid taking any risks on a cruise ship. The majority of accidents could be prevented if everyone did their job correctly.
What Do You Do After You’ve Been Injured?
You have to perform many tasks in order to gain full compensation for your damages. Cruise line companies, especially famous ones that bring billions of dollar in revenue each year, will always try to avoid liability and keep their company name clear. They will try to make themselves seem like the victim, and that you as a passenger or crewmember, could have avoided your accident.
The cruise line insurance companies will also make it seem like there was no possible way they could have known about the danger that caused the accident because it was someone that may have just recently occurred, such as a spill. You will need a skilled personally injury lawyer who has dealt with Celebrity Cruise Line claims, knows the maritime laws, and knows how to get around the methods of insurance companies that avoid any fault for what has happened.
Writing down everything that happened to you is a vital part of the process. You will need to take pictures and videos of your injuries and scene of the accident, gather witness’s information, file a report, seek medical assistance as fast as possible, and contact one of our professional litigator’s at (305)529-0001. We have handled hundreds of cases involving someone enduring damages on Celebrity Cruise line. Our team will aggressively fight for your rights and earn what is due to you for your harms.
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