Older Cruise Ship Passenger on Royal Caribbean Seeks Answers After Painful Accident

Slip and fall type accidents on cruise ships are relatively commonplace. Slippery decks, rolling waves and crowded hallways can make it difficult to move around – especially for older passengers whose mobility is already declining or impaired. Where a younger person may have avoided the slick, slippery spot in a restaurant after a recent mopping, an older passenger might not maintain their balance, fall and break a wrist. Accidents like these happen often. Occasionally, the accident occurs due to the negligence of the crew. Perhaps they didn’t put up the ubiquitous yellow Wet Floor signs, cordon off the mopped area or warn passengers of the mop slicked floor. If this negligence led to a fall, the fall led to a wrist fracture and that fracture required the passenger to incur doctor’s bills or longterm medical issues with the wrist…then it’s quite possible this passenger could have a successful injury claim against the cruise line. Cruise lines like…

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