Disney’s negligence may cause your injury while you were on a cruise. The most common types of accidents are slip, trip and falls.
Send the Adjuster past Brevard County or Orlando, Florida jury verdicts
If your cruise sailed from the United States or touched an US port, send the adjuster past jury verdicts from Brevard County or Orlando, Florida. This is where a lawsuit will need to be filed.
The purpose of sending them past jury verdicts is to show them the fair value of the pain and suffering component of your claim.
Injured on a Disney Cruise Ship
If Disney’s negligence caused your injury while you were on one of their cruises, then the cruise contract will generally affect the case. Check out Disney’s United States cruise contract.
Maritime laws do change so it is very important to stay completely up to date with the law.
Disney operates the following 4 cruise ships.
- Disney Magic Cruise Ship
- Disney Wonder Cruise Ship
- Disney Dream Cruise Ship
- Disney Fantasy Cruise ship
This article only applies to Disney Cruises sailing out of the US or touching an US port.
Written Notice of Claim With Full Particulars Must be Delivered Within Six Months
If Disney’s negligence caused a guest’s delay, detention, personal injury, illness, emotional distress, mental suffering, psychological injury or death, notice of the claim with full particulars must be delivered to Magical Cruise Company, Limited, doing business as Disney Cruise Line at its office at the address set forth in the cruise contract within six (6) months from the day that the incident.
The current address is:
Magical Cruise Company, Limited D/B/A Disney Cruise Line,
210 Celebration Place, Celebration, FL 34747
Mailing Address: PO Box 10210, Lake Buena Vista, FL
Do NOT blow this deadline. This cruise contract may be changed so always look at it.
Lawsuits for Personal Injury on a Disney Cruise Must be Brought in Brevard County or Orlando
If Disney’s negligence caused a guest’s delay, detention, personal injury, illness, emotional distress, mental suffering, psychological injury or death, Disney must be sued in any court in Brevard County, Florida, or Federal Court in Orlando, Florida. There are no exceptions. You agree to this when you cruise with Disney.
That means if you live in New York, California, Texas or any other state in the US, and you sail on an US Disney cruise, you can only file suit in Brevard County or Orlando, Florida.
Past Disney Cruise Incidents
CBS News reported in April 11, 2014 that a Disney Cruise Line worker was accused of molesting a 13-year-old passenger. They said a Disney Cruise Line employee was arrested.
According to WKMG, a Disney Cruise Line steward was charged with 2 counts of lewd or lascivious molestation and 1 count of false imprisonment.
Canaveral Port Authority police said that they were called by Disney Cruise Lines in reference to a molestation. It happened on the Disney Dream ship while it was in Port Canaveral. Police stated that the victim, a 13-year-old girl, did not know the molester.
He allegedly got her into a vacant cabin. He allegedly touched her inappropriately without her consent, according to the report.
He allegedly did not let the girl leave when she tried to multiple times. He allegedly let her go when she told him her parents would be looking for her and they would learn of it.
He admitted to police that what he did was wrong and he did not know that she was only 13.
The President of Disney Cruise Line condemned the incident. In August 2012, surveillance cameras allegedly captured another employee cornering an 11-year-old girl in a ship elevator. He allegedly fondled and kissed her.
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