Cruise Injury Law

The ally you need.

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.

Working With Us

What are a few reasons to work with Harris Moure regarding your cruise injury claim?

  1. More than 10 years experience in cruise Injury litigation.
  2. From wrongful death to personal injury, we’ve successfully pursued a variety of cruise injury claims.
  3. Consistent and diverse cruise litigation has kept us on top of ever-changing maritime law.

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.

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.

Charles’s diverse work includes having seized multiple vessels in Korea for several US- and European-based companies, representing a Russian aircraft dealership to obtain an outstanding seven-figure debt from a US manufacturer, obtaining an outstanding debt against a US company for a Russian company selling seafood products, and arbitrating a multi-million dollar breach of contract action before CIETAC in Shenzhen, China.

Charles recently won a landmark maritime case expanding a cruise line’s duty to care for passengers through their final disembarkation in Italy and prevailed in a two week contempt action brought in the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals.

Holland America Cruise Injury

Located in downtown Seattle — more than a decade of Holland America Cruise Injury experience

Holland America Cruise Injury Expertise

From the moment you book your trip with Holland America Line, you are locked in to pursuing any claim that may arise from your cruise with them in Seattle, Washington. Luckily for you, our office is located in the heart of downtown Seattle, right next door to the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington, where all cases against Holland America are filed.

This proximity to the court, and our more than 10 years of handling Holland America litigation here, has given us a distinct familiarity with its procedures and judges. Not only are we well-versed in the court; we’ve also dealt extensively with Holland America's legal counsel. This thorough background with Holland America has prepared us to address your potential claim against the cruise line with ease and precision.

Injured on a Holland America Line Cruise?

  1. Request a copy of your injury report right away. Be persistent.
  2. If you are able, document the incident to the best of your ability, pinpointing key events and any witnesses to the incident.
  3. Obtain a medical evaluation on- and off-shore to provide an accurate documentation of the extent of your injuries.
  4. Contact an attorney right away to discuss your options. Time is of the essence.

Why Take Action

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

  • Time to bring action expires within one year from the date of the 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.

Types of cases we represent

  • Excursion.
  • Slip and Fall.
  • Disembarkation and Embarkation.
  • Stairway Falls.
  • Tripping Hazards.
  • and Wrongful Death.

Holland America Cruise Injury Case Results

  • Eassa v. HAL (2016): co-counsel throughout case which ended in settlement.
  • Jane Doe v. HAL (2015): co-counsel throughout case which ended in settlement.
  • Mechling v. HAL (2011): obtained settlement for husband of victim of wrongful death at sea.

Get in touch today

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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, send an email or give us a call — we provide a free case review.

Contact Us

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

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Referrals

Our firm has continually and successfully worked with multiple firms on various cruise injury matters. Whether you need local representation or assistance, Harris Moure is here to help.