Cruise Laws

RCCL Sued After Truck Driver Hits Excursion Bus

January 16, 2017 Janet Cole

Cruise Bruise: Royal Caribbean sued after excursion bus driver and #cruise ship passengers become victim of truck driver passing car in curve on Jamaican road. Eight of the passengers have filed a lawsuit a year later, it’s interesting […]

Cruise Ship Injury

Hausman Not Credible $21.5 Million Award Reversed

January 7, 2016 Janet Cole

U.S. District Court Judge finds James Hausman “not credible” after former employee alerts #cruise line Holland America Line to evidence tampering and lies in the walked into door head injury case. Court documents outline why the jury verdict was over-turned […]

Incidents

2015 Top 40 Cruise Events At Sea and Port

December 22, 2015 Janet Cole

Cruise Bruise Investigates:  List of the top 40 cruise industry events both at sea and in port. We include cases that made cruise industry history in 2015 for typical or atypical reasons. These 40 cases paint a picture […]

Overboard

Bernardo Elbaz Oasis of The Seas Overboard

November 8, 2015 Janet Cole

Bernardo Elbaz identified as #cruise ship passenger #overboard in Caribbean. Bernardo Garcia Teixeira​ Elbaz is a missing cruise ship passenger aboard Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines’ Oasis of the Seas on November 6, 2015. Elbaz  intentionally jumped from […]

Incidents

Cruise Bruise Investigates – Black and Blue Report

November 3, 2015 Janet Cole

Back by popular demand the Cruise Bruise Black and Blue Report, cruise industry investigations now include cruise lines bruised as well as crew and passengers. Lawsuits, deaths, suicides, drunks, dopers, brawls, arrests, fraud and more

Cruise Ship Injury

Gold Dealer Strikes Gold With HAL Lawsuit

November 1, 2015 Janet Cole

Holland America Line suffers a $21.5 million #Cruise Bruise when jury rewards cruise ship passenger who walks into automatic glass door. We found a very odd and shocking out come for Holland America Line after a cruise […]

Cruise Crime

FTC Sues Florida Cruise Line

August 15, 2015 Janet Cole

Federal Trade Commission ( FTC) and 10 U.S. States sue cruise line for deceptive marketing practices, a #cruise industry first. Full court documents on our website. On March 3, 2014 the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), State of […]

Cruise Laws

Carnival Sued $75,000 For Iron Burn

August 8, 2015 Janet Cole

Cruise Laws: Carnival Cruise Line sued in $75,000 jury trial demand, against lawyer’s advice, when cruise ship passenger burns leg while ironing during cruise, lawyer quits.  #Cruise ship iron burn lawsuit case documents included. Kim Hunter v. […]

Cruise Ship Illness

Barf Lawyers Lose Against Cruise Line

August 1, 2015 Janet Cole

No Special Treatment:  Sickly #cruise ship passengers will suck it up like the rest of the world. An article by Maritime Executive shows the cruise line was not a fault for barf fest, stating “However, the performing […]