Slip and fall accidents occur often on cruise ships. In fact, we regularly represent clients who were injured in slip and falls accidents while cruising. Injuries from slip and falls range from simple bruising and twisted ankles to torn cartilage, broken bones and ligament damage. The number one culprit for these accidents is wet decks; and, many times these accidents could have been avoided if the cruise line was more careful. The intent of this article is to explain the common causes of slip and fall accidents and the cruise line’s responsibility.
Through there are countless reasons why slip and fall accidents happen on cruise ships, these are the most common.