Florida Cruise Accident Attorney - Carnival, Royal Caribbean, Celebrity, Disney, Norwegian - Cruise Injury Lawyer
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Most cruise line passenger contracts have limitations which determine how and when a claim for injuries can be brought against them. This page lists examples of passenger limitations some of the cruise lines have or had. Contact us for a free consultation to determine what your actual rights are, as contract do change periodically. You should also look at your own passenger contract.

Carnival Cruise Lines
  • Forum Selection Clause: US District Court for the Southern District of Florida, Miami-Dade County Division, or any State Court in Miami-Dade County if said Federal Court lacks subject matter jurisdiction
  • Written Notice of Claim with Statement of Particulars to Cruise: Within 185 days from date of accident
  • Time in which a lawsuit must be filed: 1 year from date of incident
  • Time in which a lawsuit must be served on them after suit is filed: 120 days, notwithstanding any provision of law to the contrary
Royal Caribbean Cruises

All except for Brilliance of the Seas

  • Forum Selection Clause: State or Federal Court in Miami, Florida
  • Written Notice of Claim with Statement of Particulars to Cruise: Within 6 months from date of accident
  • Time in which a lawsuit must be filed: 1 year from date of accident
  • Time in which a lawsuit must be served on them after suit is filed: 30 days, notwithstanding any provision of law to the contrary

Brilliance of the Seas only

  • Forum Selection Clause: US District Court for the Southern District of Florida, Miami-Dade County Division, or any State Court in Miami-Dade County if said Federal Court lacks subject matter jurisdiction
  • Written Notice of Claim with Statement of Particulars to Cruise: Within 6 months from date of accident
  • Time in which a lawsuit must be filed: 1 year from date of incident
  • Time in which a lawsuit must be served on them after suit is filed: 120 days, notwithstanding any provision of law to the contrary
Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL)
  • Forum Selection Clause: US District Court for the Southern District of Florida, Miami-Dade County Division, or any State Court in Miami-Dade County if said Federal Court lacks subject matter jurisdiction
  • Written Notice of Claim with Statement of Particulars to Cruise: Within 185 days from date of accident
  • Time in which a lawsuit must be filed: 1 year from date of incident
Disney Cruise Line
  • Forum Selection Clause: Any State Court in Brevard County, Florida, or the US District Court for the Middle District of Florida - Orlando Division
  • Written Notice of Claim with Statement of Particulars to Cruise: Within 6 months from date of accident
  • Time in which a lawsuit must be filed: 1 year from date of incident
  • Time in which a lawsuit must be served on them after suit is filed: 120 days, notwithstanding any provision of law to the contrary
Celebrity Cruises
  • Forum Selection Clause: US District Court for the Southern District of Florida, Miami-Dade County Division, or any State Court in Miami-Dade County if said Federal Court lacks subject matter jurisdiction
  • Written Notice of Claim with Statement of Particulars to Cruise: Within 6 months from date of accident
  • Time in which a lawsuit must be filed: 1 year from date of incident
  • Time in which a lawsuit must be served on them after suit is filed: 120 days, notwithstanding any provision of law to the contrary
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