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Cruise Ship Excursion Injuries

Our Michigan cruise ship lawyers and travel injury lawyers represent clients injured in shore excursion accidents.  Shore excursions are an interesting and fun part of cruises.  A well-conducted shore excursion can be one of the highlights of the entire vacation.  Shore excursions, in the last ten years, have gone beyond the basic bus tours of local ports and the surrounding countryside and have extended themselves to much more active pursuits,
These include walking tours of the port of call, visiting a landmark, driving tours of the countryside with a meet and greet at a certain location, snorkeling and scuba, horseback riding, jungle canopy tours,Historical tours; either walking, buses or other means of transportation, glass-bottom boat tours of coral reefs, golfing, boating, fishing, helicopter tourse, and private airplane adventures.
As with any other type of physical activity, injuries and even death can result if the cruise ship passenger is not properly supervised or if defective equipment or inadequate instruction is provided.  There is no reason for accidents like this to occur. 
Cruise ships earn significant revenue from the shore excursions, which they generally contract out for with local companies.  If you are injured during a shore excursion you should be aware that the cruise line may also have liability along with the local tour operator.  Often time the tour operator has not even been safety audited by the cruise line.  Y
You should be alarmed if the local tour operator, who has little if no contact with the United States (other than through contracts with cruise lines such as Carnival, Royal Caribbean, Disney Cruise Lines, Crystal, Seabourn Cruise Lines, Norwegian Cruise Lines, Princess or Holland America) attempts to avoid liability – your attorney will be able to quickly analyze your situation and determine whether the tour operator bears responsibility.    
Not having the proper equipment, faulty or inadequate supervision, poor driving resulting in bus or tour vehicle accident are all reasons to discuss your injuries with an attorney who can give you the proper advice regarding recovery for your injuries.  These injuries just should not be happening and the cruise lines often bear responsibility for their failure to supervise properly the operations of these local tour operators. 
Cruise ship passengers injured in excursion accidents should contact our office immediately to learn about their legal rights. If you were injured in a cruise ship accident, you should contact our firm immediately.
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Our cruise ship accident lawyers represent clients injured in excursions on a number of islands, including: Alaska, Hawaii, Carribean Islands, St. Thomas,  St. John St. Martin/St. Marten, The Bahamas, Puerto Rico, St. Kitts, Belize, Costa Rica, Key West, Cayman Islands, Tahiti, Fiji Islands, Greece, Mediterranean Islands, South Pacific, Polynesia, Panama Europe, Spain, Italy, France, Turkey, Soviet Union, Africa, Greenland, Iceland , and all other cruise destinations.

 We represent Michigan personal injury clients in Detroit, Southfield, Pontiac, Troy, Warren, Grand Rapids, Muskegon, Lansing, East Lansing, Battle Creek, Kalamazoo, Bloomfield Hills, West Bloomfield, Farmington Hills, Rochester, Auburn Hills, Clarkston, Birmingham, Ferndale, Flint, Novi, Pontiac, Troy, Utica, Saginaw, Sterling Heights, Waterford, Wayne, Dearborn, Westland, Canton, Monroe, Ann Arbor, Mount Clemens, Livonia, Grayling, Grosse Pointe, St. Clair Shores, Brighton, Adrian, Allen Park, Clinton, Hamtramck, Northville, Garden City,  Southgate, Harrison, Holland, Inkster, Allen Park, Belleville, Jackson, Madison Heights, Mount Pleasant, Oak Park, Okemos, Plymouth, Redford, Roseville, Romulus, Royal Oak,  Taylor,  Wyandotte, Wyoming, Traverse City, Ypsilanti, Bad Axe,  Northern Michigan, as well as residents of Wayne County, Kent County, Oakland County, Macomb County, Washtenaw County, Genesee County, Huron County, St. Clair County, Monroe County, Ingham County, Saginaw County, Livingston County, Lenawee County and all other Michigan counties.

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