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What to Expect if You Take a Holiday Cruise

What to Expect if You Take a Holiday Cruise

What sounds better: scraping snow and ice off your windshield or lounging by the pool with a festive drink? Making small talk with your visiting in-laws or eating a delicious meal from a professional chef? If you answered the latter, then you’re in luck, because cruises are available and waiting for you to enjoy the holidays on the sea.

While most people opt to stay home for the holidays or travel to spend them with their family, why not go for something a little different this year and jump aboard a holiday cruise! Many cruise lines get in a …

5 Ways to Keep Your Children Safe on a Cruise

5 Ways to Keep Your Children Safe on a Cruise

Going on a cruise can be a fun time for the whole family. You get to spend time together while enjoying all of the cruise ship offerings like swimming pools, playing games on the deck, enjoying the delicious food, and taking advantage of the off-shore excursions.

While cruising can be a great family vacation, it also comes with its own risks and safety concerns aboard the ship. It’s important to prepare ahead of time and make a plan to keep everyone safe and happy. Kids, of course, have unique needs, so here are 5 ways to keep your children safe …

Things You Should Know Before Going on a Cruise

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Things You Should Know Before Going on a CruiseA cruise can be a great way to spend a honeymoon, a holiday or to simply enjoy a vacation with your family. The mix of leisure time and extravagant planned activities – both at port and at sea – can often make it seem like the most full-service vacation imaginable. And truth be told, it is – for the most part.

But accidents, injuries, and illnesses don’t stop when you hit the open water. The best way to prevent an incident from becoming a full-blown disaster is by being prepared. When it comes to having a safe, fun and (happily) …

The Safest Cruise Lines for 2015

The Safest Cruise Lines for 2015

Many potential cruise customers have been turned off by recent reports of mechanical failures, sickness, and injuries on major cruise lines.

But despite horror stories like the incident aboard the Carnival Triumph in 2013, the vast majority of passengers have a wonderful cruise vacation. Cruise ships are often more safe that living on land.  Even outbreaks of norovirus—a virus so commonly associated with cruise ships it’s sometimes called “the cruise ship bug”—are more likely to strike on solid ground.

Some cruise lines have more of a checkered past than others, however. If safety is a primary concern for you …

Do You Need a Lawyer for Cruise Injury Claims?

Do You Need a Lawyer for Cruise Injury Claims

Is this something you can tackle on your own, or will you need legal representation?

You may be tempted to represent yourself in court to cut costs. Maybe you believe your case is an open-and-shut claim against the company, and shouldn’t require any counsel or representation for you to win.

Don’t make this mistake.

Do I Really Need a Maritime Accident Attorney?

In all but the simplest legal matters, it is almost always better to at least consult with an attorney first. He or she can outline the situation you are up against, as well as the laws that will …