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Category: Maritime Wrongful Death

New Legislation Hopes To Strengthen Cruise Passenger Safety Laws Including Man Overboard Technology Integration

May 12, 2017 Cruise Ship Passenger Injury Law

In July 2010, Congress passed the Cruise Vessel Security and Safety Act (“CVSSA”); legislation designed to improve the security and safety of passengers aboard cruise ships.  Under the CVSSA, vessels are required “to integrate technology that can be used for capturing images of passengers who have fallen overboard, to the […]

Newlywed Man Reported Overboard Carnival Liberty Northwest Of Berry Islands

April 9, 2017 Cruise Ship Passenger Injury Law

Reco Scott a 32-year-old man from Decatur, Georgia on board the Carnival Liberty cruise ship while on his honeymoon is missing.  Mr. Scott married Angelijica Scott last Saturday before boarding the Carnival Liberty in Port Canaveral.  According to Carnival’s spokeswoman Jennifer De La Cruz, Mr. Scott “was observed jumping from […]