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How Soon Do I Need To File a Florida Cruise Ship Accident Lawsuit?

If you are the victim of a cruise ship accident, if you are to listen to one piece of advice be it this: DO NOT WAIT TO FILE YOUR CLAIM!

Sure, when you are enjoying a relaxing cruise holiday, the last things on your mind are injuries, law suits and lawyers. But if an injury does occur while on your cruise ship vacation, you simply cannot afford to sit on your claim. Often time the cruise ship can be held liable for your injuries, meaning that you can receive compensation for all of your injuries. But it should come as no surprise that the cruise ship will do everything it can to make the process of filing your claim as complicated as possible.

For example, cruise ship accident claims have strict statute of limitations. What this means is that you must file your legal claim within a specified time period. If you wait too long, your right will expire and you will not be able to seek compensation. As an example of this, take a look at your cruise ship ticket. Within those pages of fine print that ‘nobody reads’ is likely a paragraph outlining your rights if you are injured while on their cruise ship. Typically this provision will limit your right to file a claim to one year of the injury date. More so, even if you did not sign anything, your mere act of purchasing the ticket will be considered your understanding and approval of these conditions.

As you can see, the cruise ship is well prepared to thwart your efforts to get the compensation you deserve. To ensure you are able to navigate through the many legal hoops that will be thrown at you, it is essential you call on the services of an experienced cruise ship accident attorney.

Since 1977, James Cunningham has been helping cruise ship accident victims receive justice and fair compensation. To ensure you get the compensation you deserve for your cruise ship accident injuries, contact the Law Offices of James O. Cunningham, P.A., at 877-FL-INJURY (877-354-6587) for a free initial consultation.

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Florida Personal Injury Office Locations

Main Office

Orlando Personal Injury Office:
3117 Edgewater Dr.
Orlando, FL 32804
Phone: 407-425-2000
Toll Free: 877-FL-INJURY
                 (877-354-6587)
Fax: 407-843-8274

Seminole County

Lake Mary Office:
1001 Heathrow Park Lane
Suite 4001
Lake Mary, FL 32746
Phone: 407-487-4408

Osceola County

Kissimmee Office:
17 S. Orlando Ave.
Kissimmee, FL 34741
Phone: 407-966-4408

Volusia County

Daytona Beach Office:
1301 Beville Rd., Suite 8
Daytona Beach, FL 32119
Phone: 386-243-4994

DeBary Office:
465 Summerhaven Drive, Suite C
DeBary, FL 32713
Phone: 386-320-3911

Deland Office:
Downtown Executive Center
120 South Woodland Blvd.
Deland, FL 32720
Phone: 386-206-1264

Citrus County

Inverness Office:
110 North Apopka Ave.
Inverness, FL 34453
Phone: 352-205-4341

Polk County

Lakeland Office:
1102 S. Florida Ave., Suite 104
Lakeland, FL 33803
Phone: 863-968-7551

Winter Haven Office:
325 Avenue A, N.W.
Winter Haven, FL 33881
Phone: 863-968-7173

Hillsborough County

Tampa Office:
100 S. Edison St. Suite D
Tampa, FL 33606
Phone: 813-355-9772

Marion-Sumter Counties

The Villages Office:
3420 U.S. Hwy. 27/441
Fruitland Park, FL 34731
Phone: 352-419-0825

Lake County

Mt. Dora Office:
602 East 5th Ave.
Mt. Dora, FL 32757
Phone: 352-436-4696

Clermont Office:
900 W. Highway 50
Clermont, FL 34711
Phone: 352-503-4674

Brevard County

Titusville Office:
506 S. Palm Ave.
Titusville, FL 32780
Phone: 321-222-7300

Cocoa Office:
96 Willard Street
Suite 206,
Cocoa, FL 32922
Phone: 321-757-1373