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Grand Princess Cruise Ship Returns to Port with Crew Members and Passengers Who Tested Positive for COVID-19

April 22, 2022 Coronavirus COVID-19

Several news outlets have reported a Grand Princess cruise ship that left Los Angeles for Hawaii earlier this month recently returned to port with crew members and passengers who had tested positive for COVID-19. As Fort Lauderdale cruise ship injury attorney Keith Brais has previously explained, individuals who contract COVID-19 onboard cruise ships may have grounds to sue the cruise line in many cases.

COVID-19 and the Cruise Line Industry

December 31, 2020 Coronavirus COVID-19

Cruising has long been a desirable and affordable mode of vacation for millions every year, however, following the COVID-19 pandemic cruising became a hotbed for infection. This article will discuss what happened to the cruise lines early in the pandemic, how the industry responded to the shut down, and where the future of cruising may be headed for the industry and passengers.
How did we get here?
Almost a year ago, December 2019, SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes coronavirus (COVID-19) is first […]

Coronavirus (COVID-19) … What did the Cruise Lines Know?  When?  And, Can Cruise Lines Be Held Accountable?  A Maritime Lawyer’s Analysis. 

April 20, 2020 Coronavirus COVID-19

Coronavirus (COVID-19) … What did the Cruise Lines Know?  When?  And, Can Cruise Lines Be Held Accountable?  A Maritime Lawyer’s Analysis. 

Of late, cruise ships have been referred to as “floating petri dishes” following numerous shipboard outbreaks of Coronavirus/ COVID-19.  This article will examine: to what extent the cruise industry contributed to the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, what the cruise industry […]