Small Boat Cruise Lines

Small Boat Cruise LinesNationwide Cruise Line Accident Lawyers With More Than 50 Years of Maritime Law Experience

Focused on maritime and admiralty law cases, Washington attorneys John Merriam and Gordon Webb offer more than 50 years of combined experience in helping injured cruise ship passengers nationwide to collect compensation for medical bills, lost wages, pain, suffering and other losses as well.

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Filing Claims Against Smaller Cruise Ship Lines

Essential claims information for many of the smaller cruise lines our lawyers have handled cases against is provided below.

  • Cruise West: (recently ceased operation) Currently operating 13 smaller ships with destinations and departure points throughout North America, South America and Europe. Written notice of claim must be provided within six months of the date of injury, illness or death. Lawsuits must be filed within one year. All claims must be filed in federal or state courts in King County, Washington.
  • Disney Cruise Line: Currently operating three ships with destinations and departure points in North America and Europe. Written notice of claim must be provided within six months of the date of injury, illness or death. Lawsuits must be filed within one year. All claims must be filed in Brevard County, Florida, or the United States District Court, Middle District of Florida, Orlando Division.
  • Lindblad Expeditions: Currently operating 10 ships with destinations and departure points throughout North America, South America and Europe. Written notice of claim must be provided within six months of the date of injury, illness or death. Lawsuits must be filed within one year. All claims must be filed in federal or state courts in King County, Washington.
  • Victoria Cruises: Currently operating eight ships on China's Yangtze River. Victoria shall not be liable for any claims whatsoever for personal injury, illness or death of the passenger, unless full particulars in writing are given to Victoria within 6 months after the date of the injury, event, illness or death giving rise to the claim. Suit to recover on any such claim shall not be maintainable unless filed within 1 year after the date of the injury, event, illness or death, and unless served on Victoria within 120 days after filing.
  • Argosy Cruises: Currently operating 9 ships with destinations and departure points throughout the Puget Sound area. Written notice of claim must be provided within six months of the date of injury, illness or death. Lawsuits must be filed within one year.

We also handle claims against a number of smaller companies that operate cruise ships in the Pacific Northwest, including:

  • Adventure Cruises
  • Mystic Sea Charters
  • Schooners North
  • Portland Spirit
  • Puget Sound Express
  • Puget Sound Sailing Institute
  • Spirit of Seattle
  • Spirit of Puget Sound
  • Virginia V

Call us today for a free consultation. You can reach our offices at 877-800-1007 (toll free) from anywhere in the United States. Please feel free to contact nationwide small boat passenger injuries attorneys John Merriam and Gordon Webb by e-mail as well, at any time, day or night.

Client Reviews
John has helped me get my pay. He REALLY went up to bat for me, I can't recommend him highly enough.
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There are very few people I trust in this world but John Merriam is at the top of my list he not only is a man of outstanding character and morals as well as honest but he truly cares about his clients well being and situation…
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I lost most of my vision from an accident at sea. Gordon handled my case with motivation and haste that I could imagine would have been the way he would have handled it if it had been him who was injured. I was ver impressed by how much he cared and especially his work ethic.
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Gordon helped me and family get through a very hard time. I was severely injured, and Gordon was able to settle my case for more than i was hoping for. If anything else happens he will be the first person I call.
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I very much appreciated the sense of urgency that Gordon Webb demonstrated as he handled my case. Emails and phone calls were returned almost instantly, questions were answered and solutions were offered. Gordon's firm came highly recommended and I am very pleased that I made the right choice to hire him.
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