Cruise Lines are multi-million-dollar companies and can afford to hire an aggressive legal team to assist them in court. To avoid paying reparations and damaging their reputation, cruise lines will hire the best lawyers who can buy money to defend their claims. Without a legal experience and a fundamental understanding of maritime law, it is unlikely that you will be able to withstand such a force. It is important to have a lawyer in your corner with so much experience in maritime law.
If you have any type of injuries while working on board, you are entitled to compensation until you can prove that your injury was caused directly or because of the negligence of your employer. An example of this injuries can be that you have been injured in the kitchen and have burns because your employer has not properly trained you to work.
The procedure for filing a claim for injuries on board can be stressful for you and your family. During long-term expensive medical treatments, dealing with medical papers you will have to deal with representatives of broads over the phone. Therefore, to reduce stress and to focus on what is most important to you at the moment (recovery and your family), hire an experienced lawyer, leave him all papers and legal matters.
Slipping on the deck, whether you were slipping or falling on deck, does not necessarily mean that it was an accident. You must not always be guilty. Think about it. You fell because there was water on the deck, the question is where does that water come from? What was the deck surface? The company is obliged to ensure that the deck is always safe. It must cover the deck against all potential hazards.