26

Jul

10 Cruise Safety Tips: Reducing Your Risk of Injury and Illness Onboard

For many people who are preparing to go on a cruise, safety is among the least of their concerns. Most passengers are focused on making sure they pack everything they need and get to the cruise terminal on time, and they take their health and safety for granted. They assume the c...

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26

Jul

Cruise Passengers Continue to Pursue Just Compensation for COVID-19 Outbreaks Onboard

A class action lawsuit against Carnival and Princess Cruise Lines related to the COVID-19 outbreak has gone to trial in Australia. In the lawsuit, the plaintiffs—who include passengers, crew members, and families—are alleging that Carnival and Princess Cruise Lines fa...

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26

Jul

Cruise Passenger Suffers Fatal Injuries in Fall from Balcony to Lifeboat Below

Tragically, Cruise Hive reports that a passenger onboard the German cruise ship Mein Schiff 6 suffered fatal injuries in a fall earlier this month. According to the cruise industry publication, “During the morning hours, a guest fell from the cabin balcony and landed severa...

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26

Jul

South Florida Teen Dies and 10 Injured in Boca Chita Key Boating Crash into a Channel Marker

Lucy Fernandez, a South Florida high school senior, passed away Monday from injuries she sustained in a Sunday night boating accident off Cutler Bay. As reported by USA Today, the boat, a 28-foot Robalo center console hit a channel marker near Boca Chita Key and capsized.&nb...

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26

Jul

Fatal Scaffold Accident in Texas Gulf is a Stark Reminder of the Dangers of Offshore Work

According to a recent report from Marine Insight, a scaffold builder suffered a fatal fall from a Kiewit Offshore Services platform on October 1, 2022. The accident happened in the La Quinta Channel in Corpus Christi Bay, which connects to the Gulf of Mexico. Marine Insight repor...

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26

Jul

Fourth of July Boating Accidents

Were You Injured in a Boating Accident Over the Fourth of July Weekend?The fourth of July is one of the busiest boating weekends of the year. Each year, there are dozens of serious accidents across the United States, and there are far more minor accidents that go unreported...

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26

Jul

The 10 Leading Causes of Watersports Accidents

Riding jet skis, wakeboarding, waterskiing, tubing, kayaking and canoeing are all great ways to enjoy spending time on the water. When weather and water conditions are favorable, and when everyone involved is committed to staying safe, all types of watersports can be relatively l...

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26

Jul

Parasailing Accident in Florida Keys Leaves One Woman Dead and Two Others Injured

Supraja Alaparthi, her son, and her nephew were parasailing on Monday shortly before 5:30 p.m. when they slammed into a bridge in Key West. The parasail hurtled toward the bridge at an unsafe speed after getting caught in a gale. It is reported the three were visiting from Illino...

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26

Jul

Were You Injured in a Boating Accident Over Memorial Day Weekend?

Serving as the unofficial start of summer, Memorial Day weekend is one of the busiest boating weekends of the year. Each year, there are dozens of serious accidents across the United States, and there are far more minor accidents that go unreported. If you were injured in a boati...

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26

Jul

Limited Capacity Onboard Cruise Ships Doesn’t Necessarily Mean Limited Risks

In order to set sail in 2022, many cruise lines are operating their ships at limited capacity. While the idea behind limiting capacity is to reduce the risk ofCOVID-19 transmission, the number of passengers onboard is just one of numerous relevant factors.It is also important to...

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