Aronfeld Trial Lawyers is a high-profile, nationally recognized firm representing victims of cruise ship accidents. Unlike typical personal injury lawsuits, maritime injury victims must submit their claims in writing within 180 days of the incident. The attorneys leverage their 45 years of combined experience to understand a victim’s rights based on cruise line laws statutes, the number of damages, type of injury, and negligent parties.
“Every client receives the full benefit of our experience, resources, and commitment. We never represent big business or insurance companies because we’re devoted to working with individuals who need a strong legal ally.” -Spencer Aronfeld, Esquire
Cruise lines are legally obligated to ensure all passengers are safe between ship and shore. When passengers sustain slip and fall injuries, assault, physical trauma, catastrophic/traumatic injuries, soft tissue injuries, and wrongful death of a loved one, they must first seek medical care before reporting the incident. As they recover, Aronfield Trial Lawyers intervene to advocate for their right to medical bills, rehabilitation costs, nursing home/hospice care, loss of enjoyment of life, loss of companionship, emotional distress, and other economic/non-economic damages.
The law firm has represented passengers of Carnival, Celebrity, Norwegian Cruise Lines, Costa, Disney, Royal Caribbean International, Princess, MSC, Windstar, Holland, Virgin Voyages, Oceania, and other cruise lines.
Cruise lines frequently use tender boats to transport passengers from ships to ports. While they are generally safe, getting on and off is extremely dangerous, and passengers have experienced injuries when the boats aren’t stable or secure. Victims of tender boats suffer from broken legs, arms, necks, and backs, especially when a port isn’t sufficient to accommodate mega-sized cruise ships. The accident attorneys have filed many cases on passengers’ behalf and fought hard to hold cruise lines accountable.
Family members of passengers who die while on a ship may have a legal claim against the cruise line if the death occurs due to the negligence or recklessness of the vessel or its medical team. The laws of sea deaths are complicated and governed primarily by the 1886 Death on the High Seas Act (DOHSA). It allows for the recovery of money lost from the financial support and contributions the deceased passenger would have made for their dependent family if they had lived. Aronfield Trial Lawyers helps clients claim for loss of support from retirement pensions or Social Security benefits over the work-life expectancy of the deceased for school, household expenses, nurture, funeral expenses, and counseling.
Spencer Aronfeld, Esq., the founder, has dedicated his life to representing individuals/families against corporate giants and insurance companies. His fierce advocacy has earned him international recognition, memberships with prestigious legal associations, high peer ratings, 5-star reviews, positive testimonials, and long-term client relationships. The attorney has also written many books, featured articles, and appeared in the media to talk about cruise ship accidents and personal injury.
Check out their website to get to know more about Aronfeld Trial Lawyers, or call (305) 441-0440 to schedule a free consultation. They’re located at 1 Alhambra Plaza Penthouse, Coral Gables, Florida, 33134, US.
Aronfeld Trial Lawyers
Spencer Aronfeld, Esq.
1 Alhambra Plaza Penthouse