Steps to take before filing a maritime claim.Cruise ship accident or incident are two unwanted puns when traveling by sea, however knowing about maritime law, and having a Miami lawyer specialized in international maritime law is important.

  1. If you are injured from a maritime accident, do not work. Heavy work can worsen your injury.
  2. Report the cruise ship accident in writing to the ship’s security department and keep a copy of the report.
  3. Go to see the ship’s doctor immediately so that you can receive medical treatment and ask to be seen by a shore-side doctor in order to receive better medical treatment.
  4. Write down and keep the addresses, emails and telephone numbers of all the accident witnesses.
  5. Take pictures of the accident’s scene, even if it has changed.
  6. Call us for information about filing a maritime claim. We can answer all of your maritime law questions and advise you as to how to proceed with your cruise ship lawsuit.