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Author: Keith S. Brais

Holland America Cruise Line May Face Punitive Damages in Injured Crewmember Lawsuit

August 17, 2016 Cruise Ship Crew Member Injury Law

A Washington Federal Court has recently allowed an injured crewmember to seek punitive damages against Holland American Cruise Line. In that case, an American crewmember from Massachusetts worked as a cast member on Holland America’s ZAANDAM cruise ship. One day she decided to take a crew-only spin class. Unbeknownst to […]

Passenger Medevaced Off Royal Caribbean Cruise Ship after Experiencing Stroke-Like Symptoms

July 18, 2016 Cruise Ship Passenger Injury Law

The Coast Guard reports that an aircrew from its Sitka Alaska Air Station medevaced a passenger from a Royal Caribbean cruise ship last Tuesday. The [17th District Command Center]( was informed by the master of the *[Explorer of the Seas](* that a 57-year-old passenger was experiencing stroke-like symptoms and requested […]