Maritime Injury Law Center Carnival Cruise Disaster Hotline
PR Log - Feb 15, 2013 - Maritime Injury Center has launched a 24hr hotline for passengers injured due to the recent Carnival Cruise line disaster. According to Paul Ansel, who has been a maritime injury lawyer for over 40 years"Carnival's home office is in Miami. The lawsuits will most likely have to be filed in south Florida and I am right here close to their home Office." The Carnival cruise ship was stuck in the Gulf of Mexico for six days. Passengers were faced with unbearable conditions. "It was horrible, just horrible" said Maria Hernandez, 28, of Angleton, Texas, tears welling in her eyes.
According to Ansel" A cruise line owes its passengers a duty of reasonable care in these kinds of circumstances." "An experienced cruise ship passenger lawyer should be able to determine whether a higher duty may be owed by this cruisline. As an experienced cruise ship lawyer it is my job to figure out if a cruise ship can be held accountable for their actions"Ansel continues" Carnival owed it's passengers safety and the protection of their well being"' There needs to be appropriate medical care,security and sanitation" Ansel has been a maritime injury lawyer in South Florida for decades.
We asked him if he had filed cruise ship injury lawsuits before. He responded " Over 40 years, absolutely" On this ship we will be looking at disease, medical issues as well as any injury or falls in dining areas, swimming pools, stairways, upper berths, cabin doors, floors, inadequate lighting, slippery floors, and general negligence by the cruise line" Ansel continues" If you are injured on this Carnival Cruise, you may have a civil claim for money damage" It is suggested to call the Carnival Cruise Injury Hotline at 1-888-973-2636 or 1-888-seasick..Unfortunately these passengers where dealing with more then just getting seasick,