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Cruise Ship Accidents
If Your Dream Cruise Was a Nightmare, Call Portland Cruise Ship Accident Attorney Mark J. Leeds
It’s no wonder that people all over the world book cruises as their dream vacations. Cruise ships seemingly offer the best of multiple worlds: seafaring, luxury dining and dancing, recreation, scenic ports, and quality entertainment. However, the ability to participate in the multi-faceted cruise ship experience comes at a risk: The danger for serious injury is always present.
If you have been injured aboard a cruise ship, Portland cruise ship accident lawyer Mark J. Leeds will uphold your rights and can assist you in your efforts to obtain any remuneration that you may be due on account of the accident. As a Portland maritime lawyer, Mark has the legal experience and expertise to analyze your case and sift through the various laws that govern maritime accidents, accidents on land, and Oregon state laws so that you have the best opportunity of receiving the maximum amount of compensation to which you may be entitled. When you need legal representation because of a cruise ship accident, Mark J. Leeds is the Portland injury lawyer you can trust to keep your best interests at the fore.
Circumstances of Cruise Ship Accidents are Varied and Far-Reaching
The injuries that can occur aboard a cruise ship are as varied as the seas, destinations, and passengers themselves. Because a cruise is partially land-based, any accidents that can occur on land are a possibility. However, there are also the added dangers that come with traveling on the open seas, as well as the heightened risks when water is present on decks, stairs, and other surfaces. Portland cruise ship accident attorney Mark J. Leeds has experience in successfully handling cruise ship accidents involving:
- Slip and fall injuries
- Negligence of others due to alcohol or other impairment
- Pool and drowning accidents
- Injury due to criminal activity (i.e., battery or sexual assault)
- Accident while on excursions in port
- Shipwreck injuries
- Illnesses or food poisoning
- Overboard passenger incidents
- … and more
Statutes of Limitations Apply: After a Cruise Ship Accident, Contact a Portland Maritime Attorney Promptly
Federal and state laws may have time restrictions regarding the filing of a cruise ship accident claim. More importantly, however, many cruise ship lines place statutes of limitations within the fine print on tickets and cruise agreements. Portland accident lawyer Mark J. Leeds encourages you to schedule a consultation with him as soon as you are able following any cruise ship accident. The sooner that Mark can evaluate your accident and the injuries that you have sustained, the better he can provide the individual and personalized attention that you deserve and the greater the likelihood that you will be able to obtain any compensation that may be due.
Portland Cruise Ship Accident Attorney Mark J. Leeds is Consistently Recognized for Ethics and Excellence
Mark J. Leeds is a cruise ship accident attorney in Portland who has received recognition from his peers for his ethical integrity and superior trial abilities. He will bring that same commitment to excellence and ethics to your cruise ship accident case, applying the various facets of admiralty law and personal injury law that will best serve your interests and provide you with the aggressive, compassionate, and ethical representation that you need and deserve. You have rights, and you can depend upon Portland personal injury attorney Mark J. Leeds to protect and uphold them.
Contact Mark J. Leeds, Portland, Oregon Cruise Ship Accident Attorney, for a Free Consultation
Portland cruise ship accident attorney Mark J. Leeds is a Board Certified* civil trial lawyer with more than 30 years of experience handling personal injury lawsuits. Recognized by his peers for his work in trial law and having received the highest ranking possible in the Martindale-Hubbell AV Rating for his commitment to professional ethics, Mark brings a level of personal integrity that is unparalleled. To receive a free legal consultation regarding your cruise ship accident and to discuss the injuries you have suffered, contact Mark at 888.446.1999 or fill out this convenient online case evaluation form.
Even though Mark Leeds is a multi-tasker handling cases all over & all different areas of practice. With the assistance of his trusted team members & other office employees he is abbe to deliver that that first class personalized services....David
I had the unfortunate pleasure of getting into an auto accident while visiting family in POrtland, which can put a real damper on being festive (if you know what I mean) Luckily I found Mark Leeds while on my quest for representation. Mark is very knowledgeable, personable, and ...