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Category: Cruise Ship Passenger Injury Law

The White Island Volcano Eruption – What was Royal Caribbean thinking? A Maritime Attorney’s Perspective.

December 23, 2019 Cruise Ship Passenger Injured in Shore Excursion

On December 9th, 2019, the volcano on White Island, New Zealand, erupted while 47 tourists were visiting the Island at the time.  Of those, 18 have officially been declared dead, 17 sustained serious burns, and 8 people are missing and presumed dead per publicly available reports. The small Island volcano […]

18 Royal Caribbean Passengers Injured And At Least 11 Killed In Shore Excursion Bus Ride In Mexico

December 21, 2017 Cruise Ship Passenger Injured in Shore Excursion

18 cruise passengers were seriously injured, at least 11 fatally, while on their way to a shore excursion to the ancient Maya ruins at Chaccoben, Mexico, which was sold and advertised by Royal Caribbean/Celebrity Cruises. Eight of the individuals killed are of American citizenship, others killed include two Swedes, one […]