Cruise Injury Law

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The compensation you deserve.

When cruise injury hits, we’re a step ahead.

Harris Moure is one of the few law firms in the Northwest to have brought cases that established higher legal standards to protect injured passengers.

Cruise Injury Overiew

For millions of vacationers, a cruise can be the getaway of a lifetime. But between their unfamiliar settings and unpredictable conditions, cruises can present numerous opportunities for personal injury. Aware of these hazards, cruise companies often seek to dissuade or even prevent injured passengers from taking legal action. Cruise injury can be a complex and daunting area of law—but it’s where we’re in our element. We know your rights and we will fight to defend them.

Why You Should Take Action

What are some reasons to take immediate action regarding your cruise injury claim?

  • Time to bring action expires within one year from DOI (date of incident)
  • Cruise lines aggressively work to "get out in front" the moment you are injured
  • Recollection of incident fades with time
  • Cruise line will undershoot your injuries, offering low settlements; attempt to dissuade you from taking action

Experienced Cruise Injury Attorneys

Led by maritime attorney Charles Moure, our cruise injury practice helps passengers act swiftly and effectively to achieve fair compensation for their physical, psychological or financial damages. Though we always attempt to resolve our clients’ claims through settlement, our experienced legal team stands ready to represent you in court through aggressive litigation.

Harris Moure is one of the most experienced law firms in the country when it comes to cruise injury litigation. We are particularly well known for our work pursuing passenger claims against Holland America Line. Our team has successfully brought over twenty-five lawsuits against Holland America, whose ticket contract requires passengers to file suit in Seattle. We know both Holland America and the cruise industry inside and out and we are deeply committed to protecting the rights of passengers.

Time is of the essence when it comes to pursuing your cruise injury claim. Contact us today to find out how we can help you secure the compensation you deserve.

Charles Moure

Harris Moure Partner & Cruise Injury Attorney

About Charles

For over twenty years, Charles has worked with companies and individuals to resolve disputes in numerous jurisdictions in the US and around the world. Well-versed in both out-of-court negotiation and aggressive litigation, Charles works closely with clients to plan and execute smart legal strategies to achieve the results they deserve.

More About Charles

Case Results

  • ICR v. SSCS (2011): defended marine conservation organization against allegations of piracy in the Southern Ocean
  • Simar v. Global Fishing (2010): represented Russian fishing company to collect on six-figure debt
  • Mechling v. HAL (2011): obtained settlement for husband of victim of wrongful death at sea

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Time is of the essence when it comes to pursuing your cruise injury claim. Contact us today to find out how we can help you secure the compensation you deserve. Fill out the form or give us a call.

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Charles Moure
Tel: (206) 224-5657
Mobile: (206) 300-2351
Fax: (206) 224-5659
Email: charles@harrismoure.com

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Our Cruise Injury Law Track Record.

Representative Work

  • Wyler v. HAL Favorable Settlement Reported Decision (348 F. Supp. 1206, W.D.Wash. 2003) Set a new standard for cruise ship-related personal injury cases in the Western District of Washington.
  • Kirk v. HAL Favorable Settlement Published Opinion (616 F. Supp. 2d 1101 (W.D. Wash. 2007) Extended the line of liability of cruise ships beyond the gang-plank.
  • Mechling v. HAL Wrongful Death [Excursion] Favorable Settlement Family member awarded a substantial recovery under a novel zone of danger argument.

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