Verdicts & Settlements

Verdicts & Settlements of Cruise Ship Injury Cases with Case History

Jane vs RCCL  $975,000
26 year old female crew member. She worked for Royal Caribbean International as a waitress. In July while working on Royal Caribbean International she was misdiagnosed with kidney stone and an unnecessary surgery was done. During the surgery the doctors in Mexico injured her nerve so she was unable to walk and keep balance on her right leg. We sent her to the best specialist and doctors in Miami where she got relief for her pain and proper medical treatment.

“John Doe” vs “X” Cruise Line – CONFIDENTIAL SETTLEMENT*
*The names of the parties, like the amount of the settlement, must be kept confidential

John was 42-year-old male crewmember from Nicaragua. He worked for “X” Cruise Line as a mason. In May 2004 while working on “X” Cruise Line he injured his back, had two herniated discs while lifting bags of cement .The Company denied to provide him with the necessary medical treatment and we took this case in front of a Judge.

“John Doe” vs “X” Cruise Line – CONFIDENTIAL SETTLEMENT*
*The names of the parties, like the amount of the settlement, must be kept confidential

34-year-old female crewmember from Brazil. The Doctor on board the ship misdiagnosed the client with menstrual pain and recommended ibuprofen. After 10 days she was taken to the hospital in FL where she was diagnosed with appendicitis and required immediate surgery. Due to the delay and not receiving adequate medical treatment, she developed peritonitis and parts of her colon and intestines had been affected by the infection, therefore, her colon had to be removed. We helped her get the best possible care for her medical problem

Simpson vs NCL   $300,000

“John Doe” vs “X” Cruise Line – CONFIDENTIAL SETTLEMENT*
*The names of the parties, like the amount of the settlement, must be kept confidential

45 year old crewmember from El Salvador. He worked for Cruise Line as a waiter and after repeatedly lifting the heavy trays in the dining room he hurt his back and had a herniated disc and surgery for his back. We helped him get the best possible care for his medical problem

“John Doe” vs “X” Cruise Line – CONFIDENTIAL SETTLEMENT*
*The names of the parties, like the amount of the settlement, must be kept confidential

35 year old crewmember from El Salvador. At the time of passenger disembarkation in Alaska, Plaintiff Martinez was working on the tender attempting to secure the vessel. As Plaintiff Martinez performed his duties, the tender struck a ramp causing Plaintiff Martinez to fall overboard. While underwater, the propeller of the tender sliced into Plaintiff Martinez’s leg, causing severe injury. We helped him get the best possible care.

Beltran-Martinez vs Princess $190,000

36 year old crewmember from Mexico. He worked for Princess Cruise Line as a waiter and after repeatedly lifting the heavy trays in the dining room he hurt his back and had a herniated disc and surgery for his back. We helped him get the best possible care for his medical problem

Ding vs RCCL $175,000

30 year old male crew member from Turkey who slipped and fell while working as a waiter on Royal Caribbean International. He injured his back and had surgery on his back for a herniated disc. He worked for RCCL for 2 years. We helped him get the best possible care for his medical problem.

John Doe” vs “X” Cruise Line – CONFIDENTIAL SETTLEMENT*
*The names of the parties, like the amount of the settlement, must be kept confidential

31 year old male crew member from El Salvador who had unnecessary surgery on his back. He worked45 year old crewmember as a waiter on “X” Cruise Line. We helped him get the best possible care for his medical problem

Hebert vs Celebrity $150,000

34 year old crew member from Costa Rica who was raped by his co-worker. We got him best possible care and physician to help him through.

Rigby vs RCCL $145,000

27 year old male crew member from Nicaragua. He worked for RCCL as galley utility when he slipped and fell in the galley on board the RCCL. He hurt his back and had a herniated disc and had surgery for his back. We helped him get the best possible care for his medical problem

Gomes vs RCCL $130,000

46 year old male crew member from India. He worked for RCCL as chef when he slipped and fell in the galley on board the RCCL. He hurt his back and had a herniated disc and had surgery for his back. We helped him get the best possible care for his medical problem.

Yaylacl vs RCCL $125,000

34 year old crewmember from Turkey. When Mr. Yaylacy was cleaning for USPH inspections the supervisor told him to clean the wall behind the coffee machine. In order to clean the wall he must get on top of the counter where the coffee machine was placed. Once on the counter while cleaning he stepped back and stepped on a juice glass that was placed on the counter. The glass broke, he lost his balance and fell on top of coffee cup rack, which are stacked 2 or 3 feet high. Supervisor and security were called to the scene. After he fell he could not move and was wheel chaired into medical dept. X rays were taken. He was given a few days of rest. He was taken to St Thomas Doctor told him that he needs MRI. Next he went to Barbados and given P/T no tests. Then they decided to keep him and do an MRI in Barbados. After this he was sent home, saw a doctor who took new MRI films and confirmed that he had Disc Hernia at L-5 S-1. Surgery was performed and he got the best possible care.

Rodney vs RCCL $125,000

34 year old male crew member from Panama. He worked for RCCL as galley utility when he slipped and fell in the galley on board the RCCL. He hurt his back and had a herniated disc and had surgery for his back. We helped him get the best possible care for his medical problem.

“John Doe” vs “X” Cruise Line – CONFIDENTIAL SETTLEMENT*
*The names of the parties, like the amount of the settlement, must be kept confidential

42 year old crewmember from Honduras. He injured his knee and he had surgery. He got the best possible care.

Putt vs. RCCL $120,000

37 year old crewmember from Australia. He was working as a casino dealer for RCCL. He was carrying a gym weight rack weighing approximately ½ ton with 5 other crewmembers up the crew stairwell, when slipped and fell fracturing his right hip. He had a surgery for his broken hip and got the best possible care.

Namal vs RCCL $115,000

30 year old crewmember from Turkey. She was working as a waitress after repeatedly lifting the heavy trays in the dining room he hurt his back and had a herniated disc and surgery for his back. We got him the best care possible.

Gucuk vs RCCL $105,000

38 year old crewmember from Turkey. He worked for Royal Caribbean International as an assistant waiter and after repeatedly lifting the heavy trays in the dining room he hurt his back and had a herniated disc and surgery for his back. We helped him get the best possible care for his medical problem

Gomez vs RCCL $100,000

30 year old male crew member from Nicaragua who slipped and fell while working as a utility cleaner on Royal Caribbean International. He injured his back and had surgery on his back for a herniated disc. He worked for RCCL for 3 years. We helped him get the best possible care for his medical problem.

Celedon Ricardo vs RCCL $90,000

41 year old crewmember from Chile. He worked as waiter for Royal Caribbean International and after repeatedly lifting the heavy trays in the dining room he hurt his back and had a herniated disc and surgery for his back. We helped him get the best possible care for his medical problem

Bindu vs RCCL  $85,000

32 year old male crew member from Romania who slipped and fell while working as a waiter on Royal Caribbean International. He injured his back and had surgery on his back for a herniated disc. We helped him get the best possible care for his medical problem.

Marcia vs Celebrity Cruise Line  $80,000

31 year old crewmember from Honduras. He worked for Celebrity Cruise Line as a waiter and after repeatedly lifting the heavy trays in the dining room he hurt his back and had a herniated disc and surgery for his back. We helped him get the best possible care for his medical problem

 

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