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Everything You Need to Know About a Boat Accident Lawsuit

By Michael F. Guilford, P.A. |

When a boat accident occurs in Florida, a determination is made as to who is at fault for the accident. If the other boater was at fault for the accident, you are entitled to recover compensation for your medical bills, lost wages, and pain and suffering damages. The Miami, FL boat accident attorneys at… Read More »


Woman in Wheelchair Sues Carnival After Sustaining Injury

By Michael F. Guilford, P.A. |

A Carnival passenger has filed a lawsuit against the cruise company after she says she sustained injuries while going down the gangway. The woman, who was in a wheelchair at the time of the accident and an amputee, alleges she received “no assistance” from Carnival employees. According to the lawsuit, she attempted to traverse… Read More »


Crew Member Accidents and Injuries in Miami, FL

By Michael F. Guilford, P.A. |

Do you work aboard a shipping vessel? This is potentially a dangerous career. While many Florida employees are subject to the state’s workers’ compensation laws, those who work aboard vessels have other rights of recovery under The Jones Act. In this article, the Miami, FL maritime injury attorneys at Michael F. Guilford, P.A. will… Read More »


Family of 15-Year-Old Killed in Boating Accident Files Wrongful Death Lawsuit

By Michael F. Guilford, P.A. |

The family of a 15-year-old girl who was killed in a boating accident has filed a personal injury wrongful death lawsuit naming several defendants. One of those defendants includes the company that rented them the pontoon that they claim was allegedly defective. The family claims that the pontoon was in “dangerous and defective condition”… Read More »


Carnival Sued After Man Loses Finger in Balcony Door

By Michael F. Guilford, P.A. |

Carnival Cruises is facing a lawsuit brought by a man who lost a finger when his balcony door slammed shut. According to the lawsuit, his finger was severed. The lawsuit does not mention whether or not the finger was able to be reattached and if so, what range of motion the finger now has…. Read More »


100 People Injured During Storm on Cruise Vessel in the UK

By Michael F. Guilford, P.A. |

Roughly 100 people were injured after a cruise vessel off the coast of the UK sailed into stormy waters. Saga Cruises’ Spirit of Discovery entered treacherous waters triggering the vessel’s automatic safety systems. The boat shifted to one side before it came to a stop. 100 people suffered injuries that were described as “minor”… Read More »


Family Sues After Loved One Jumped Off of Yacht and Drowned

By Michael F. Guilford, P.A. |

A grieving family has filed a lawsuit against a yachting company and several other named defendants after their loved one jumped off the yacht and drowned in Biscayne Bay in March. The victim was one of 13 passengers aboard the yacht Victoria on March 18, 2023. While docked in the Bay, the 20-year-old victim… Read More »


Parents Sue Lodge After Daughter Dies in Boating Accident

By Michael F. Guilford, P.A. |

The parents of a 16-year-old Missouri girl who died in a boating accident on Table Rock Lake have filed a lawsuit against Big Cedar Lodge and other named defendants claiming that their rental boat was defective. The parents have filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the lodge after their 16-year-old daughter was run over… Read More »


Celebrity Cruises Sued After Guest Takes Champagne Cork to the Eye

By Michael F. Guilford, P.A. |

Celebrity Cruises is facing a personal injury lawsuit filed by a guest who was injured when a champagne cork hit them in the eye. The guest filed suit in U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida recently and is seeking more than $75,000 in compensation for damages from the eye injury. The guest was… Read More »


American Tourist in Canada Files Lawsuit After Gangplank Accident

By Michael F. Guilford, P.A. |

This lawsuit has been filed in Canada against a company that rented out a houseboat to an American tourist. According to the lawsuit, the tourist had rented a houseboat from Floating Lodges of Sioux Narrows, Inc. in 2023. While disembarking the houseboat via a wooden gangplank, the plank broke causing the plaintiff to fall… Read More »

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